2003 Chateau Leoville Barton, Saint-Julien, France
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Description2003 Chateau Leoville Barton, Saint-Julien, France
WINE SPECTATORIntense blackberry and cherry, with hints of currant. Toasted oak and sweet tobacco too. Roses and other flowers, such as lilacs. Full-bodied, with masses of tannins yet incredibly long and seductive. Best after 2012. 18,330 cases made.
ROBERT PARKERA spectacular success, the opaque plum-colored 2003 Leoville Barton is still on the young side of its plateau of maturity. It exhibits a striking bouquet of forest floor and black currants as well as a full-bodied, exuberant, youthful style, an opaque plum/ruby color, a lot of complexity, and striking depth and richness. This is a profound, stunning effort from Anthony Barton and his team. Bravo! It should continue to provide immense pleasure for 20-30 years.
WINE ENTHUSIASTSomehow Barton has overcome the heat of the 2003 vintage and has come out with a new wine that is rich and elegant. There are generous tannins,
JAMIE GOODEVery classy nose of bright red fruits combined with a savoury freshness: nice definition. The palate shows a lovely, crunchy, tight savoury structure with fresh red fruits and high acidity. It’s primary and tight knit at the moment with lots of evolution ahead. Very good/excellent