Chateau Leoville Barton 2016 Cru Classe, St. Julien


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Wine Spectator #1 Top 100 of 2019Second Growth Bordeaux. Classified in 1855, this Chateau has been run by seven generations of the Barton family. In 1983, Anthony Barton, the present owner, was given the property by his uncle Ronald Barton. Anthony Barton’s daughter Lilian Barton Sartorius now helps her father in managing the estate. Together, they maintain the traditional methods but produce wine that has skyrocketed the stature of this 2nd Growth and once again in 2016 this wine has over achieved in a big way. This 2016 is a blend of 86% Cabernet Sauvignon and 14% Merlot.The Wine Spectator selected this as their #1 wine for 2019. They scored it 97 points saying “This is so vivid as it brims with pastis-soaked plum, blackberry, black currant and blueberry paste flavors, all carried by a perfectly integrated brambly spine. Tar and ganache notes give the finish an extra kick while everything stays within the mouthwatering roasted apple wood frame. Both regal and rambunctious, this is…


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