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.
Case of 12 Bottles
price shown is under bond
duty paid price: £561.34
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"The deep garnet-purple colored 2018 Langoa Barton is slightly shy at this nascent stage, revealing wonderfully pure, warm red and black currant scents with nuances of blueberry preserves, chocolate mint, smoked meat and a waft of bouquet garni. Full-bodied, rich and sporting a lot of vibrant, juicy fruit in the mouth, it has firm, rounded tannins and a lively backbone lifting the fruit to a good, long finish." Lisa Perrotti-Brown
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