Château Léoville Barton

Saint-Julien Red Bordeaux Blend

9.3152 ratings
9.231 pro ratings
St. Julien, Médoc, Bordeaux, France
Red Bordeaux Blend
Chili & Hot Spicy, Potato, White Rice, Mushrooms, Pasta, Pork, Salami & Prosciutto, Pungent Cheese, Lamb, Tomato-Based, Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Beef, Hard Cheese, Venison
Top Notes For
Conrad Green

A meaty, dark nose. Tobacco, plum, herbs, brooding, sweet and no sign of too much heat. Long and serious. Delicious.

A meaty, dark nose. Tobacco, plum, herbs, brooding, sweet and no sign of too much heat. Long and serious. Delicious.

Mar 26th, 2021
Conrad Green

Quite primary fruit still. Plummy dark stuff with a hint of tobacco and a sour cherry note. Relatively simple but nice and savory. Good.

Quite primary fruit still. Plummy dark stuff with a hint of tobacco and a sour cherry note. Relatively simple but nice and savory. Good.

Mar 25th, 2020
Conrad Green

Plums, briars, garrigue, tobacco. This is a lovely, complex wine. Any ripeness has great balance.

Plums, briars, garrigue, tobacco. This is a lovely, complex wine. Any ripeness has great balance.

Feb 7th, 2020
Conrad Green

Thick and intense. Really good fruit. Well defined and balanced. Dark blue fruit. Great mouthfeel. Graphite and salinity. Really good.

Thick and intense. Really good fruit. Well defined and balanced. Dark blue fruit. Great mouthfeel. Graphite and salinity. Really good.

Dec 29th, 2019
Cody Short

From magnum. Surprised at how well this is drinking and one of my favorite wines from a vintage I hate. No stewed fruit here.

From magnum. Surprised at how well this is drinking and one of my favorite wines from a vintage I hate. No stewed fruit here.

Apr 7th, 2018
Bryon Sheets

Complex with multiple layers of dark fruit and leather notes.

Complex with multiple layers of dark fruit and leather notes.

Mar 26th, 2017
Andrew S

A wonderful big wine. Now a delicious mix with faded primary and tertiary flavors in one. Cherry, blackberry and ripe cranberry, saddle, herbs. A long finish that reverberates the initial flavors and adds a hint of eucalyptus. A lot going on, but all balanced.

A wonderful big wine. Now a delicious mix with faded primary and tertiary flavors in one. Cherry, blackberry and ripe cranberry, saddle, herbs. A long finish that reverberates the initial flavors and adds a hint of eucalyptus. A lot going on, but all balanced.

Feb 26th, 2017
Joon Lim

12 years didn't do anything to this wine. For a hot vintage, theres a lot of freshness, with high tannins to balance. Dark and brooding. This wine hasn't even hit the peak yet and will live on for 20 - 30 years.

12 years didn't do anything to this wine. For a hot vintage, theres a lot of freshness, with high tannins to balance. Dark and brooding. This wine hasn't even hit the peak yet and will live on for 20 - 30 years.

Nov 1st, 2015
Rashmi Primlani

Silky, soft, vibrant fruit. Absolutely delicious.

Silky, soft, vibrant fruit. Absolutely delicious.

Apr 26th, 2015
Bryon Sheets

This fabulous wine reminds me why we simply cannot create the same terroir flavor profile in California. Cedar, incense, saddle leather - none in over abundance, but all perfectly balanced. It's like the symmetry of a beautiful woman's face. This tremendous effort will pair well with almost any red meat.

This fabulous wine reminds me why we simply cannot create the same terroir flavor profile in California. Cedar, incense, saddle leather - none in over abundance, but all perfectly balanced. It's like the symmetry of a beautiful woman's face. This tremendous effort will pair well with almost any red meat.

Apr 20th, 2015