(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.
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.
Really good but not like the Italian Richard brought this 5/31/14
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 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 ...
Wine Advocate(From 2003 Vintage) Rating: (93-95) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 152 on Apr-04