Thomas Barton in France is a bold, slightly tannic, dry, and a little acidic blend of the Merlot and Cabernet Franc grapes that produces a burst of excitement all around.
The Bordeaux Saint Emilion wine style from the Bordeaux region in France is majorly made from Cabernet Franc and Merlot. It has a dry, tannic, rich structure that is complemented by the fruity and juicy persona of the black cherry fruit, sweet spice, and plum. The Thomas Barton St Emilion is also referred to as a Bordeaux Blend which is a conflation of different varieties of grapes used to produce red wines of Bordeaux. Red wine Bordeaux Blends are infamous for their amazingly deep flavors and structure. The flavors used to portray them include but are not limited to blackcurrant, plum, and other dark fruits. The high amount of tannins provide them a firm structure.