2015 Lagrange Saint-Julien

2015 Langoa Barton Saint-Julien

Château Langoa Barton 2013 | Saint Julien 3ème Grand Cru
    Delivery time:France 5 - 7 Days - International 10 - 12 Days
  • Specifications
Domaine: Langoa Barton
Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée: Saint-Julien
Cru: 3ème Grand Cru Classé en 1855
Couleur: Rouge
Flaconnage: 75 cl
Région: Bordeaux
Millésime 2015
Note 88-90
Source: Wine Advocate
Auteur Neal Martin
A boire 2021-2035
Commentaire The 2015 Langoa Barton is a blend of 54% Cabernet Sauvignon, 38% Merlot and 8% Cabernet Franc picked between 19 September and 5 October, matured in 60% new oak. It has a slightly smudged bouquet at first, a mixture of red and black fruit, a little sous-bois and tobacco developing in the glass. The palate is medium-bodied with gently grippy tannin, veering more towards red fruit here, but laced with tobacco and cedar notes. The finish is austere and perhaps mean at the moment, so hopefully it will develop more flesh by the time of bottling. I must confess that I cannot remember tasting Langoa next to Léoville Barton at this stage and finding such a disparity between the two wines, attested by tasting the 2014s just afterwards and finding them closer together in terms of quality.