Chateau Langoa Barton

Chateau Langoa Barton

Château Langoa-Barton, 3rd Classified Growth, was the first of the two Bordeaux wine estates bought by Hugh Barton in the 1820s, the other being Léoville-Barton, 2nd Classified Growth.

Hugh Barton was a descendant of an Irish family which settled in Bordeaux in the 18th century and which has a long and distinguished history in the region’s wine trade. Both properties are still family-owned and run and together represent the longest tradition of unchanged ownership in the Médoc. Anthony Barton is the current proprietor but is gradually passing the reins to his daughter Lillian.

Langoa Barton has 20 hectares of vineyards (Cabernet Sauvignon 71%, Merlot 21%, Cabernet Franc 8%) lie on gravelly-clay soils. Vinification includes 18 months' maturation in oak barriques (50% new). Langoa Barton is vinified and matured in exactly the same way as Léoville-Barton and any difference between them must be put down to variations in the soils and exposure of their respective vineyard blocks.

Both Langoa and Léoville wines are models of typical St Julien restraint and elegance, and Anthony’s fair pricing policy, always with an eye to the long term , has won him many loyal friends amongst his customers. For years, Langoa Barton was considered slightly lighter and more forward than Léoville. However, in the last decade it has become noticeably deeper in colour and richer and more concentrated on the palate. Langoa Barton is now often the equal of Léoville.

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2005 Ch. Langoa Barton, St Julien
Red
2005
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13.0% Alcohol
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2014 Château Langoa Barton, St Julien, Bordeaux
Red
2014
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14.0% Alcohol
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2010 Ch. Langoa Barton, St Julien
Red
2010
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13.0% Alcohol
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2009 Ch. Langoa Barton, St Julien
Red
2009
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13.0% Alcohol
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2016 Château Langoa Barton, St Julien, Bordeaux
Red
2016
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13.0% Alcohol
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2017 Ch. Langoa Barton, St Julien
Red
2017
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Full Bodied
Dry
13.0% Alcohol
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2006 Ch. Langoa Barton, St Julien, Bordeaux
Red
2006
Ready, but will improve
Full Bodied
Dry
13.0% Alcohol
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2002 Ch. Langoa Barton, St Julien
Red
2002
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Full Bodied
Dry
12.5% Alcohol
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2019 Château Langoa Barton, St Julien, Bordeaux
Red
2019
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Full Bodied
Dry
13.5% Alcohol
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