Original
115 Ratings
Chateau Leoville Barton St. Julien
$62.99 USD
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Wine Details

Region

France

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2006 Vintage) Not surprisingly, this wine is closed, masculine, but super-rich, with a denser, more complete and full-bodied style than its sibling, Langoa Barton. Some toasty vanillin is apparent in the black currant aromas intermixed with tobacco leaf, cedar, and spice box. The wine is full-bodied and has a boatload of tannin, not unusual for this estate, as well as an impressively pure, long finish. Everything is here.

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Advocate
    (From 2006 Vintage) Rating: (92-94) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 170 on Apr-07
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2006 Vintage) Rating: 92-94 - As reviewed by Robert Parker
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2006 Vintage)
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 2003 Vintage) Rating: (93-95) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 152 on Apr-04
  • 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