The wine Thomas Barton Reserve Graves is a white wine produced in the Bordeaux region in France, by Barton & Guestier. It contains citrus and white fruit, with mineral and well-integrated oaky overtones. Graves Blanc is a blend of Semilion and Sauvignon blanc grapes. The wine is classy, crisp, and fruity, with a rich palate that has a perfect balance of freshness, roundness with a good acidic level.
The undisputed king of France wine regions, Bordeaux sits amidst and astride the rivers Dordogne and Garonne. Accounting for some 800 million bottles produced each year, Bordeaux has built its reputation on quality, with some of the worlds most sought-after wines being crafted along the river banks. Known mostly for the red blends, Bordeaux also enjoys notoriety for its excellent sweet white wines. The Thomas Barton Graves 2017 is a very attractive wine and it has vibrant acidity and elegant citrus notes that lean toward white grapefruit. It is well structured on the palate with plenty of fruit, good balance, and great taste.
The Thomas Barton Graves 2017 pays homage to legendary wine merchant Thomas Barton and displays a bright pale yellow color with an aroma of tropical fruits. A blend of 55% Semillon 45% Sauvignon Blanc, it has been aged on lees for 3 months which adds to the elegance.
Food pairing: You can decide to enjoy it alone on a quiet evening or pair it with a meal. Wine connoisseurs suggest that the Thomas Barton Bordeaux be relished with venison, beef, lamb, deer, and poultry.
White wine when taken in moderation helps to lower your risk of heart disease by acting as a blood thinner which reduces the probability of blood clots. The presence of polyphenol antioxidants also helps in the elimination of free radicals. Blood flow increases, the immune system is boosted, lung disease and breast cancer are prevented and it aids in the stabilization of insulin levels in the body.
Open a bottle of the Thomas Barton Graves 2017 White Wine and have a blast with your meal today.