Thomas Barton left Ireland for Bordeaux in 1722 and became a successful wine merchant in the city. He had already bought St Estèphe chateau Le Boscq when he took up the opportunity, in 1821, to buy Château Pontet-Langlois, which was subsequently renamed Langoa Barton. The next purchase was of one part of the giant Léoville estate: a vineyard that became Léoville-Barton that did not come with a corresponding chateau. Since then, both wines have been made at Langoa. Langoa is the only chateau in the same ownership as at the time of the 1855 classification of the Médoc.
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"The 2008 Langoa Barton has a clean and pure, surprisingly heady bouquet with hints of blueberry and cassis coming through with time. The palate is medium-bodied with sweet cassis and black cherry fruit, an opulent and quite sexy Langoa that maybe lacks the terroir expression and classicism you would have expected. Enjoyable if not cerebral." Neal Martin
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