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.
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N.B. This is 85% Cab Sauv and 15% Merlot. This is opaque as it sits in the glass. The aromas are serious and firm, of dark and nutty blackcurrant fruit, a touch minty. Take a sip and this is backward and super-cool and controlled. Lovely shape to the palate, plus lovely fresh elegant fruit. This really shines. Fabulous grip at the long finish. Bowes Wine original note
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