Château Léoville Barton 2009, Ac St Julien

Bordeaux Left Bank Bordeaux-Left Bank
Bordeaux, France

$164.85 (201327)

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92 pts
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Critic Reviews (6)

Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

Strikingly similar to the ’05, only that much more concentrated and agile (typical of the vintage), the 2009 Léoville...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Bright, deep purple. Explosive, fresh, earthy, slightly bretty aromatics, with dusty wood, and rich, ripe, cassis...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is surprisingly big, highly extracted and robust Pauillac – a real bulldozer easily mistaken for a New World...

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Anthony Gismondi
Anthony Gismondi

Big smoky toasted oak nose (must be Bordeaux) with pencil lead savoury red fruits and a touch of black cherry. The...

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Bill Zacharkiw
Bill Zacharkiw

It’s the subtle imperfections, not how polished a wine is, that separates the great from the good. Just a faint note...

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Rhys Pender, MW
Rhys Pender, MW

A nice intense nose combining lots of blackberry and black plum fruit with violet, new oak and a good complex whiff...

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Community Reviews (1)

Michael Loken
Michael Loken

Unfortunately, this wine did not have enough time open to fully develop before it all disappeared! The wine was very well balanced, showing the quality of the 2009 vintage. Notes of tobacco and cassis lead to a significant sense of terroir. This was a really robust wine that was exceptionally satisfying to drink.

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