The undisputed king of FranceÂ’s 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 worldÂ’s 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 Bordeaux 2010 is a very attractive wine and it has an intense, ripe, raspberry nose with tobacco overtones. It is well structured on the palate with plenty of fruit , good balance and great taste.Â The Thomas Barton Bordeaux 2010 pays homage to legendary wine merchant Thomas Barton and displays a bright pale honey 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.