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Chateau Leoville Barton St. Julien
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(2005 Vintage) "While nearly medieval in its backwardness, this pure, tannic, medium-bodied, rich St.-Julien exhibits plenty of creme de cassis, espresso roast, smoked herbs, and spice notes. It requires 8-10 years ...

(2005 Vintage) Good ruby-red. Rich plummy aroma. Deep and chewy if a bit youthfully sullen, with sweet flavors of redcurrant, mocha and tobacco. Finishes with chewy tannins. Distinctly fatter than the 2006 but a bit...

(2005 Vintage) A bigger wine in most ways than its communal companions, this very deep and highly extracted opus is brimming with fully ripe currants and plums, and it is accented with notes of violets and sweet sp...

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    WE 97pts - St. Julien, Bordeaux, France- "Power and elegance merge effortlessly in this superb wine. Its pure black currant fruit is tightly coiled, supported by just the right amount of firm tannins. Great aging potential. A triumph. CELLAR SELECTION."

    over 3 years
Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (2011 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/23/2014
  • Robert Parker
    (1998 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/01/2001
  • 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)