2005 La Réserve de Léoville Barton St Julien - 12x75cl
  • Colour Red
  • Producer Château Léoville Barton
  • Region St Julien
  • Drinking 2012 - 2020
  • Case size 12x75cl
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2005 - La Réserve de Léoville Barton St Julien - 12x75cl

  • Colour Red
  • Producer Château Léoville Barton
  • Region St Julien
  • Drinking 2012 - 2020
  • Case size 12x75cl
  • Available Now
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Case price: £620.47 Duty Paid inc VAT
Equivalent Bottle Price: £51.70 Duty Paid inc VAT
Case price: £485.00 In Bond
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  • Goedhuis, December 2007

    A powerful and impressive 2005, this second wine displays a rich, opaque colour and dense palate. More black fruit than red in character, it is medium-full bodied with fine, yet prominent tannins and refreshing acidity adding lift and depth. Robert Parker stated that the 05 Grand Vin will not be ready for at least another 12 years and should last 50 years. Despite the 05 Reserve being incredibly rich, it will require less patience and should be drinking well by 2012.

Producer

Château Léoville Barton

One of the great names in classically styled claret, Léoville Barton has been owned by the same family throughout its entire existence - an unheard of rarity in Bordeaux. Their roots can be traced back to 1826, when Hugh Barton bought 50 hectares of vines in the heart of St Julien and subsequently Château Leoville Barton was made a 2ème Cru Classe in the 1855 classification. Today, the Château is run by Anthony Barton’s dau...Read more

One of the great names in classically styled claret, Léoville Barton has been owned by the same family throughout its entire existence - an unheard of rarity in Bordeaux. Their roots can be traced back to 1826, when Hugh Barton bought 50 hectares of vines in the heart of St Julien and subsequently Château Leoville Barton was made a 2ème Cru Classe in the 1855 classification. Today, the Château is run by Anthony Barton’s daughter Lillian and her son Damien Barton-Sartorius. Unusual for the Médoc region, there is no château based on the property. As a result, the wines are vinified and aged at neighbouring Langoa Barton, which as its name suggests, is also owned by the Barton family.Read less

Region

St Julien

St Julien is like the middle child of the Médoc - not as assertive as Pauillac or as coquettish as Margaux. It lies firmly between the two more outspoken communes and as a result produces a blend of them both. St Julien's wines have often been sought out by aficionados for their balance and consistency, particularly in the UK. Yet due to its middle child nature, it can occasionally be overlooked globally and as a result underrated by those markets outside the UK. Despite the fact that it has no first growths, it has several second growths including Léoville Las Cases, Léoville Barton, Léoville Poyferré and Ducru Beaucaillou as well as the celebrated châteaux such as Talbot and Beychevelle.