Barton & Guestier Bistro Wine Pinot Noir 2005
Pinot Noir from Languedoc-Roussillon, France
In France, the local bistro is where folks go to relax, socialize, drink wine and dine in a casual, friendly setting.
This Pinot Noir has all the right qualities of a good bistro wine: it is simple, delicious, fun to drink, and pairs well with lots of different foods and flavors.
Soft and round on the palate, this wine is chock full of ripe, wild berry flavors and aromas that culminate in a long, supple finish.
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