A 75cl bottle of 2001 Château Léoville-Barton. A red from St-Julien in the Bordeaux region of France. A blend of Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Merlot.
Some say that the commune of St-Julien crafts the epitome of Bordeaux, classic, long-lived and well structured. Equally many would point to Château Léoville-Barton as the epitome of St-Julien, a tenderloin slice of ...Learn more
“Léoville-Barton is a huge success in 2003, and showed tamed ripeness, nuanced aromatics and a firm but supple grip with layered textures. It was balanced and lively, and will continue to develop for another 5-7 years.”
“Black-red, deeply concentrated cassis fruit overlayed with tobacco and a little spice, very long, very pure, a future classic.”
“A return to a more classic profile, with silky, dark damson and cassi, more structured tannins and great persistence. A lovely, extremely accomplished 2006, although it is still quite closed and backward right now.”