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Ch. Leoville Barton Saint-Julien 1996

Ch. Leoville Barton Saint-Julien 1996 - Rockwood & Perry (en-US)

Ch. Leoville Barton Saint-Julien 1996

Rating: 93 rp

Size: 750ML | Item No. 7

Bottle Price: $130.00 -- IN STOCK

Case Price: $1,560.00 -- IN STOCK

"The 1996 Leoville Barton appears more youthful than the 1996 Langoa Barton in the glass with a healthy deep garnet core. The aromatics unfurl gracefully in the glass revealing briary, wild hedgerow, black truffle and sandalwood scents -- firmly in secondary aroma stage but with appreciable presence and intensity. The palate is medium-bodied with grippy tannin that form its firm and classic structure, spice, white pepper and cloves infusing the slightly animally red berry fruit. This is an adorable Léoville Barton that is occupying a very "happy" place at the moment -- superb precision, old school claret at its best. Decant for an hour no more, then enjoy. Tasted July 2016. Drink 2016-2035." Neal Martin 93, Robert Parker Wine Advocate, October 2016

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