Barton & Guestier Bistro Wine Cabernet Sauvignon 2006
Cabernet Sauvignon from France
In France, the local bistro is where folks go to relax, socialize, drink wine and dine in a casual, friendly setting. This Cabernet Sauvignon has all the right qualities of a good bistro wine: it is simple, delicious and pairs well with many foods and flavors. In making this wine, low-yield vines are carefully selected and hand-tended with minimal interference, allowing for the natural ripening of the grapes. This careful attention yields a Cabernet Sauvignon that is rich and full-bodied.
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The company's founder, Thomas Barton, left his native Ireland and emigrated to Bordeaux when he was just 30 years old. He was a true adventurer, looking to make his fortune, and founded a shipping company in 1725. The first barrels of wine were naturally exported to Ireland, which, along with Holland, was the biggest market for Bordeaux in the early 18th century. Very quickly, his efforts brought an unbelievable level of prosperity. He was the first... View More