Chateau Langoa-Barton Saint Julien Grand Cru 2015 (Bordeaux, France) - [WE 95] [JS 94] [JD 94] [WS 93] [VM 93] [WA 90]

Chateau Langoa-Barton Saint Julien Grand Cru 2015
(Bordeaux, France) - [WE 95] [JS 94] [JD 94] [WS 93] [VM 93] [WA 90]

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About the Winery:
Since 1821, generation upon generation of the Barton family have written the chapters of Château Langoa Barton. Owners to this day of the renowned Bordeaux property, awarded Grand Cru Classé status in 1855, Saint Julien is where the roots and the heart of the Barton spirit can be felt.

Varietal Composition: 67% Cabernet Sauvignon, 26% Merlot, 7% Cabernet Franc

Tasting Notes:
Expressive note of fresh red fruits. Good concentration, fine delicacy tannins, freshness and good acidity.

Ratings & Reviews

95 Points - Wine Enthusiast:
"Sometimes seen as the junior of the two properties owned by the Barton family in Saint-Julien, this is an impressive estate in its own right, especially in this superripe, smoothly rich wine. Tannins are well wrapped in the generous structure and fruits. Drink from 2025." - Roger Voss (2/1/2018)

94 Points - James Suckling:
"Layered and juicy 2015 with currants, light chocolate and cedar character. It’s full-bodied, round-textured and very pretty. Extremely long and flavorful. So friendly and bright. Drink or hold." (2/2/2018)

94 Points - Jeb Dunnuck:
"A wine that overdelivers in the appellation is the 2015 Chateau Langoa Barton which is largely Cabernet Sauvignon yet includes 38% Merlot and 8% Cabernet Franc. Brought up in 60% new oak, it boasts a deep purple color and smokin' good notes of caramelized cherries, creme de cassis, toasty oak, and graphite. Big, full-bodied, concentrated, and structured, with awesome purity of fruit as well as notable elegance, it needs 3-4 years of bottle age and will keep for two to three decades. Bravo!" (11/30/2017)

93 Points - Wine Spectator:
"A fresh and vibrant style, with streaks of pastis-soaked plum and boysenberry fruit coursing through, carried by graphite and licorice snap notes and ending with a vigorous, juicy finish. Approachable a bit earlier than the main pack, but there's no rush either. Best from 2019 through 2038. 7,500 cases made." - JM (3/31/2018)

93 Points - Vinous Media:
"The 2015 Langoa Barton has a precise, understated but focused bouquet of pure blackberry and wild strawberry fruit laced with graphite and crushed stone. It becomes more floral with time, revealing incense and a touch of lavender. The medium-bodied palate offers supple tannin and beautiful, irresistible black fruit. This is silky-smooth and velvety in texture, with a sensual and very persistent finish. You could broach this now, although it deserves time in bottle. Yet another Saint-Julien that has improved over the last year. Tasted blind at the Southwold 2015 Bordeaux tasting." - Neal Martin (7/2019)

90 Points - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate:
"Medium to deep garnet-purple colored, the 2015 Langoa Barton is scented of cedar and Marmite toast with black fruit and fertile earth notes. The medium-bodied palate is oaky with a good fruit core, fine-grained tannins and nice freshness on the finish." - Lisa Perrotti-Brown (2/21/2018)