Chateau Leoville Barton St. Julien
109 Ratings
Detail
109 Ratings
Chateau Leoville Barton St. Julien

Wine Details

Varietal

Blend

Style

Red

Region

France

Winemaker's Notes

(From 1982 Vintage) Red-ruby. Highly aromatic nose of raspberry, redcurrant, graphite, licorice and cedar. Leanish, dry and classic, with firm acidity but less flesh than the '96. Lovely traditionally made claret, with t...

Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (From 1982 Vintage)
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1982 Vintage)
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2005 Vintage) "Tasted at the Langoa-Barton vertical in London. A stunning 2005 that over-achieves...and some. A lucid garnet colour. There is a sumptuous, almost decadent quality to the nose with notes of raspberry, black plum, mulberry, just a hint of Seville orange marmalade, all with wonderful definition and freshness. The palate is full-bodied with a velutinous entry. An unashamedly seductive Langoa with very fine tannins and a tangible lightness of touch married with immense purity. The middle and finish ...
  • Decanter
    (From 2001 Vintage) Rating: 4/5 - As reviewed by Decanter. Very deep, intense pure red, very fine nose of clear Cabernet fruit, cassis and a little cedar wood, lovely balance and lovely extraction, still showing a little hard tannins behind the very polished fruit, but these will soften with ageing. Very attracti
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 2006 Vintage) Rating: (92-94) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 170 on Apr-07