164 Ratings
Chateau Leoville Barton St. Julien

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Wine Description

(2003 Vintage) Good medium ruby. Explosive nose of black raspberry, coffee and leather. Hugely rich, dense and sweet, with deep flavors of currant, plum and chocolate complicated by underlying minerality. Wonderfull...

(2003 Vintage) Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2006 - #3!"Intense blackberry and cherry, with hints of currant. Toasted oak and sweet tobacco too. Roses and other flowers, such as lilacs. Full-bodied, with masses of tannins yet incredibly long and seductive. Best after 2012.98 Points, Wine Spectator

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    June 2010 loads of fruit coming out od this wine with great balance? very luscious and upfront as you would expect 2003. most enjoyable

    over 7 years
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    beautiful nose, nice fruit, cassis, a little vanilla, more subtle than intense...Amy gives it 4.5.

    almost 7 years
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    WS 98

    about 4 years
Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (2011 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/23/2014
  • Wine Advocate
    (2006 Vintage) Rating: (92-94) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 170 on Apr-07
  • Robert Parker
    (2006 Vintage) Rating: 92-94 - As reviewed by Robert Parker
  • Wine Spectator
    (2006 Vintage)
  • Wine Advocate
    (2003 Vintage) Rating: (93-95) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 152 on Apr-04