Type: Red Wine
Country: France
Region: Bordeaux
Code: LEOV245
One of the finest châteaux in St. Julien, Leoville Barton has been in the hands of the Barton family since 1826. Interestingly there is actually no Château, with the wine being made at the family’s sister Château Langoa Barton. The 48 hectares of vines are located in the east of the appellation and are planted with 72% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot and 8% Cabernet Franc.

Château Langoa & Leoville Barton

The history of Léoville-Barton and Langoa is closely connected, as there is no Château Léoville-Barton, but only a vineyard – the wine of Château Léoville-Barton is made in Château Langoa Barton - yet it is Château Léoville-Barton which is a Deuxieme Grand Cru Classé. Built in 1758, Château Langoa is the archetype of the 18th century bordelaise style with harmonious proportions. Hugh Barton, whose family came from Ireland in the eighteen century, bought the Château Langoa in 1821. The Château is surrounded by a park planted mostly with oak trees and a g...

A blend of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Merlot from a difficult vintage but this is a great surprise - deep purple, excellent chewy fruit with finely grained tannins and overtones of cassis. This will drink very early whilst you wait for the greater vintages to develop.
Enjoy with a classic beef wellington.

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