Original
118 Ratings
Chateau Leoville Barton St. Julien
$115.99 USD
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Wine Details

Region

France

Wine Description

(From 2011 Vintage) This wine is a well established teenager , powerful and generous, dominated by a wooded genuine, while suggesting floral aromas of acacia notes.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 1995 Vintage) Very good ruby-red. Currant, tobacco, game and roasted nuts on the expressive nose. Full, supple and sweetly oaky. Also wears its oak more gracefully. Very long on the finish, with ripe, tongue-coatin...

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    Med body, good grip, some hard tannins. not yet integrated oak. Lovely fruit. very classic - cedary, licqorice, blackcurrant, plum. Very good, but more to come.

    almost 4 years
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    Really good but not like the Italian Richard brought this 5/31/14

    about 2 years
Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (From 2011 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/23/2014
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 1995 Vintage) Rating: (91-94) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 104 on Apr-96
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1995 Vintage)
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 2003 Vintage) Rating: (93-95) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 152 on Apr-04
  • 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 ...