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122 Ratings
Chateau Leoville Barton St. Julien
$74.99 USD
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Wine Details

Region

France

Wine Description

(1996 Vintage) This impressive wine is a classic. Although backward, it exhibits a dense ruby/purple color in addition to abundant black currant fruit intertwined with spicy oak and truffle-like scents. The wine is brilliantly made, full-bodied, and tightly-structured with plenty of muscle and outstanding concentration and purity.

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    Eucalyptus, olive briney, mint currants and black cherry

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  • Robert Parker
    (1998 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/01/2001
  • Decanter
    (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
  • Robert Parker
    (2011 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/23/2014
  • Wine Advocate
    (1995 Vintage) Rating: (91-94) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 104 on Apr-96
  • Wine Spectator
    (1995 Vintage)