Château Léoville Barton

Saint-Julien Red Bordeaux Blend

9.395 ratings
9.410 pro ratings
St. Julien, Médoc, Bordeaux, France
Red Bordeaux Blend
Top Notes For
Shay A
9.6

Part 1 of the final and main event for the Fall WNH. The most spectacular lineup of wines I’ve ever seen, and an overall wonderful ending to an amazing trip with fantastic people.

A baby, but already strutting its power. This is no doubt a modern take on Bordeaux with more rich/sweet black and blue fruit than others, but it reigns in before it gets too Nap-esque as the fruit is more underripe. Mid palate and finish show dark chocolate, bay leaf and a touch of leather. Because of the style, not too adverse to opening now with a 2-3hr decant, but this will improve for many years. Bravo,
@Mike R .

Part 1 of the final and main event for the Fall WNH. The most spectacular lineup of wines I’ve ever seen, and an overall wonderful ending to an amazing trip with fantastic people.

A baby, but already strutting its power. This is no doubt a modern take on Bordeaux with more rich/sweet black and blue fruit than others, but it reigns in before it gets too Nap-esque as the fruit is more underripe. Mid palate and finish show dark chocolate, bay leaf and a touch of leather. Because of the style, not too adverse to opening now with a 2-3hr decant, but this will improve for many years. Bravo,
@Mike R .

1 person found it helpfulNov 13th, 2018
Scott Petrus

A supremely balanced wine with intense tannins and a myriad of black fruit flavors. Extremely full bodied.

A supremely balanced wine with intense tannins and a myriad of black fruit flavors. Extremely full bodied.

1 person found it helpfulDec 19th, 2015
Fred Calatayud

I don't drink French reds as often as California, but this was outstanding. Really fine flavors, more fruit than most of the French reds that I've had. Fantastic wine.

I don't drink French reds as often as California, but this was outstanding. Really fine flavors, more fruit than most of the French reds that I've had. Fantastic wine.

1 person found it helpfulDec 13th, 2015
Frank Setter

This was an incredible value.

This was an incredible value.

1 person found it helpfulNov 28th, 2015
Douglas Renall

Great wine great vintage superb craftsmanship

Great wine great vintage superb craftsmanship

Jun 5th, 2017
Donald Patz

Owner/Winemaker Patz & Hall

8.7

Good. Solid. Bordeaux.

Good. Solid. Bordeaux.

Feb 16th, 2016
Dave Smigielski

2000. Drinking beautifully from magnum

2000. Drinking beautifully from magnum

Nov 3rd, 2013
Matthew Loso

Aged to perfection on my passenger seat.

Aged to perfection on my passenger seat.

Jul 10th, 2013
Bill Bender

The pedigree is here and it will be great one day but it is shut down right now. Put it away and enjoy it with your grandkids.

The pedigree is here and it will be great one day but it is shut down right now. Put it away and enjoy it with your grandkids.

Nov 10th, 2017
Shawn R

One day, just needs time.

One day, just needs time.

Nov 9th, 2017