Château Léoville Barton 201675cl
Château Léoville Barton 2016
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Do you already know the best wine in the world 2019? Now you have the opportunity to taste the French red wine Château Léoville Barton 2016. It was awarded 97 points by Wine Spectator magazine and is available from Uvinum at a unique price.
Château Léoville Barton, is indeed an old acquaintance of the most demanding international critics. Its 300-year history and ten generations of family tradition have made it one of only three Bordeaux families to retain their property even after the official classification of Bordeaux wines in 1855. **The wine is therefore a symbolic representation of the region, one of the reasons why Wine Spectator chose it as the best wine of the year.
Produced in the famous Bordeaux wine region, this delicious red wine is made from Cabernet Sauvignon (86%) and Merlot (14%) grapes harvested by hand and fermented in thermoregulated wooden tanks. It is a wine with a deep ruby red colour that gives us a powerful and fruity taste on the palate with a long finish.
|Type Of Wine:||red wine|
|Vintage:||2016 Other vintages|
|Appellation:||Saint-Julien (Bordeaux, France)|
|Winery:||Château Léoville Barton|
|Volume:||75cl Other volumes|
|Grapes:||Merlot (14%), Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon|
Description of Château Léoville Barton 2016
Château Léoville Barton 2016 (Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon)
TASTING NOTES OF Château Léoville Barton 2016 :
- View: dark and intense ruby.
- Nose: notes of black fruits (black cherry, blackcurrant and blueberry.
- Mouth: broad, powerful, with the freshness of red fruits. Delicate tannins and long finish.
NAME OF ORIGIN: Saint-Julien
GRAPES: 86% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14% Merlot
AGING: The wine is aged between 16 and 18 months in French oak barrels, of which 60% are new, in a cellar at a temperature of 15 ° C. The wines are filled 3 times a week to avoid any contact between the wine and the air, the transfer is traditional using the method called "à l'esquive".
ELABORATION: fully manual harvest between September 29 and October 1 for Merlot and after October 5 to 13. After destemming, the grapes are carefully selected, crushed and poured into thermo-regulated wooden vats, respecting the source plot. The alcoholic fermentation lasts from 7 to 10 days and the extraction is always respectful with the must, adjusting the number of traces depending on the base wines and the vintages. The maceration is about 3 weeks, then the juice is extracted in barrels, batch by batch.
PAIRING: red meat and feather hunting.
CONSUMPTION TEMPERATURE: 16ºC
ALCOHOLIC GRADUATION: 13%
How to serve
History: Chateau Langoa Barton was purchased by the Irishman, Thomas Barton in the 1820's. The Barton Family had been associated with the Bordeaux wine business for over a century at that point. Hugh Barton had been a founder of the negociant "Barton & Guestier" in 1725.More about the Winery
Reviews of Château Léoville Barton 2016
I enjoyed it without pairing.
I drank with work colleagues.
Léoville Barton Saint-Julien 2017
It had a deep colour at first sight. Notes of strawberry on the nose. Voluptuous in the mouth.