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This wine is the ultimate homage to Thomas Barton who came to Bordeaux from Ireland in 1725. He quickly became the most important wine merchant in Bordeaux having built a solid reputation among faithful customers all over Europe, who recognized his expertise and know-how. The spirit of Thomas Barton has been perpetuated in this prestigious wine.The packaging reflects the classic elegance of the 18 th century: a typical “flacon bordelais” bottle – a short capsule – a long cork – and a sober label mentioning the name of the shipper and the appellation.


Classification: Appellation Margaux Contrôlée
Region: Situated about 25 kilometres north of Bordeaux. It is the southernmost of the village appellations in the Médoc
Grape Varieties: 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Merlot
Soil: Hillocks of fine Garonne gravel
Climate: Oceanic, mild and humid
Vinification: De-stalked grapes- alcoholic fermentation in vats at 30-32°C with daily pumping over- maceration
(3 weeks) – malolactic fermentation in vats – ageing in French oak barrels for 12 months (of which 30% new oak barrels).
Viticulture: Low yields, hand tending, careful selection and minimal interference in the natural ripening of the grapes . Hand picking of the grapes.


Appearance: Deep intense ruby colour.
Nose: Elegant nose combining black and red berries, tobacco, cinnamon and mint hints when agitated.
Palate: Fine and delicate wine with velvety tannins, some nice mouth flavours and a long aftertaste (fruity and spicy). Enjoyable already !


Food Matches: Fillet of beef, roasted saddle of lamb with fresh herbs, chicken breast stuffed with black mushrooms – Best between 16°C and 18°C.
Wine list comments: Charmer, round, opulent, fruity, with a velvety structure. This lovely wine will charm all the amateurs of Margaux.