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2000 Leoville Barton Leoville Barton Bordeaux St Julien France Still wine

2000 Leoville Barton

Leoville Barton

97Average Score
flagBordeaux / France
Red

Absolutely spectacular from bottle, but frightfully closed and backward, with massive power and structure, the saturated purple-colored 2000 Leoville Barton is one of the greatest wines ever made at this estate. The wine has smoky, earthy notes intermixed with graphite, camphor, damp earth, jammy cassis, cedar, and a hint of mushroom. Enormous, even monstrous in the mouth, with tremendous extraction, broodingly backward, dense flavors, and copious tannins, this should prove to be one of the longest-lived wines of the vintage and one of the most compelling Leoville Bartons ever made. However, anyone unable to defer gratification for at least a decade should steer clear of this behemoth. Anticipated maturity: 2015-2040. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate # 146

Robert Parker     Score: 96/100

Bts-0 Immediate | 2 Marketplace£109.00
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