Chateau Leoville Barton St. Julien
109 Ratings
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109 Ratings
Chateau Leoville Barton St. Julien

Wine Details

Varietal

Blend

Style

Red

Region

France

Winemaker's Notes

(From 1982 Vintage) Red-ruby. Highly aromatic nose of raspberry, redcurrant, graphite, licorice and cedar. Leanish, dry and classic, with firm acidity but less flesh than the '96. Lovely traditionally made claret, with t...

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

    about 1 year
Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (From 1982 Vintage)
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1982 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 ...
  • Decanter
    (From 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
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 2006 Vintage) Rating: (92-94) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 170 on Apr-07