• JS: 96

    James Suckling Score

    96

    Close
  • ST: 94

    Stephen Tanzer Score

    94

    Close
  • WS: 95

    Wine Spectator Score

    95

    Close
  • RP: 93

    Robert Parker Score

    93

    Close
  • WE: 98

    Wine Enthusiast Score

    98

    Close
+ Add Critic Score

Submit a Critic Score

Score:

Name of Critic:

Close

Chateau Leoville Barton St Julien 2009

Winemaker's Notes:

"This has a fabulous nose of currants, dried flowers, and tons of dark fruits. Full bodied and chewy, with round tannins and a muscular body. This is big and juicy with lively acidity. Barrel sample. 95+.." JamesSuckling.com 1/11 "This behemoth possesses massive extraction, an opaque purple color, huge density, extreme tannins, and a nearly endless finish. Everything is there, but the highly extracted style and off the chart tannins ensures that no one over the age of forty will ever see this wine hit full maturity. Nevertheless, there is a lot to admire, and it-s good to taste a wine that will not be ready to drink for 30+ years. No compromise!...93-95+"WA 04/10

Member Reviews for Chateau Leoville Barton St Julien

Add your review
Snooth User: Sedimentblog
546548155
0.00 5
04/21/2011

You might enjoy our Sediment post on, er, NOT drinking Leoville-Barton 1989...http://bit.ly/e8uzQo


External Reviews for Chateau Leoville Barton St Julien

External Review
Source: Morrell & Company
12/15/2011

and it\'s good to taste a wine that will not be ready to drink for 30+ years. No compromise!\ "\


External Review
Source: Flaschenpost Weinservice GmbH
11/13/2013

Der Wein zeichnet sich durch eine kraftvolle, aber stets natürlich wirkende Frucht aus. Besticht durch ein festes Rückgrat aus fleischigem Gerbstoff und mineralischem Kern. Zeigt hochwertiges Terroir mit Komplexität und Reifebeständigkeit.


External Review
03/09/2013

Perfumed. Seductive. Dense and powerful. Very intense and ambitious indeed. Well-managed tannins. Glossy. Very dry at the moment. 18/20 Jancis Robinson. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2009 Leoville-Barton 1500ml


External Review
05/18/2010

1 x 3000ML Double-Magnum


External Review
Source: Morrell & Company
12/15/2011

and a nearly endless finish. Everything is there


External Review
06/30/2010

In 1826, Hugh Barton, already proprietor of Château Langoa, purchased part of the big Léoville estate. His part then became known as Léoville Barton. Six generations of Bartons have since followed, and continued to preserve the quality of the wine, classified a 2nd growth in 1855. Ronald Barton inherited the property in 1927. He in turn donated it to his nephew Anthony in 1983. Today the vineyards are jointly owned by Anthony Barton, his daughter Lilian Barton-Sartorius and her children Melanie and Damien, thus making eight generations of Barton family at Léoville Barton. Traditional methods of wine making are maintened to produce a typical Saint-Julien of elegance and distinction


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
08/10/2014

A major success of the vintage. The wine exhibits extreme richness of the fruit, with all its sweet blackberry flavors. It also has underlying firm structure, density and solid tannins. Bring in the acidity at the end, and this is both impressive and ready for long-term aging.


1 2 3 4 5


All Prices

Shipping to:

"This has a fabulous nose of currants, dried flowers, and tons of dark fruits. Full bodied and chewy, with round tannins and a muscular body. This is big and juicy with lively acidity. Barrel sample. 95+.." JamesSuckling.com 1/11 "This behemoth possesses massive extraction, an opaque purple color, huge density, extreme tannins, and a nearly endless finish. Everything is there, but the highly extracted style and off the chart tannins ensures that no one over the age of forty will ever see this wine hit full maturity. Nevertheless, there is a lot to admire, and it-s good to taste a wine that will not be ready to drink for 30+ years. No compromise!...93-95+"WA 04/10

Best Wine Deals

See More Deals

Cabernet Sauvignon Top Lists







Snooth Media Network