A part of the old Léoville estate which included the vineyards of Léovilles Poyferré and Lascases. And there is no château of Léoville Barton, the wine being made in the cellars of its stablemate Langoa. Thomas Barton arrived in Bordeaux from Ireland in the early 18th century and set himself up as a wine merchant in the city. His first foray into property came with the purchase of Château Le Boscq in St Estèphe. There followed the purchase of what would become known as Langoa Barton, then that portion of the Léoville estate that would be renamed in honour of the family name. This is a 47 hectare vineyard from which emanates one of the slowest maturing wines of the Médoc.
Case of 6 Magnums
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An absolutely lovely nose of spring flowers and pure blackcurrant fruit. Very cool and poised, with a hint of violet. Very fresh palate. Lovely density of fruit and then the rich and integrated, nutty and even huge ripe tanins. Complete and densely structured wine. Pure, serious and very, very age-worthy. Woof. Bowes Wine original note
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