"One cannot admire enough proprietor Anthony Barton and his classic, potentially long-lived wines that are models of power, elegance, and longevity – in short, these wines symbolize what makes Bordeaux so world-renowned!"
- Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate
Chateau Leoville Barton, from the St. Julien appellation, is all about over-delivery. A claret drinkers’ dream come true, they boast value, quality, and consistency. The focus is on the wine drinking not investment. Fair pricing usually does not equate with a second growth status, but they are able to save on overhead by not having their own estate. Stylistically they are earthy, velvety, opulent, and full-bodied with excellent overall balance. Some would even say magical. These wines are the epitome of value. Among the best vintages are 1985, 1989, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011.
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