Chateau Leoville Barton St. Julien 2003

Chateau Leoville Barton
St.-Julien 2003
98 / $75
18,330 cases made

In 2003, Anthony Barton made his greatest wine ever from this second-growth in St.-Julien. Barton’s family purchased the estate in 1826; today, its 111 acres of vines consist of 72 percent Cabernet Sauvignon, plus Merlot and Cabernet Franc. The wines are fermented in temperature-controlled wooden vats and aged for 18 to 20 months in up to 60 percent new French oak.

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