Château Langoa Barton Saint Julien 2009
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Château Langoa Barton Saint Julien 2009
Category: Red Wine
Varietal:Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
Region: France » Bordeaux » St. Julien
Producer: Château Langoa Barton
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Wine Enthusiast

94-96 Barrel sample. Lots of new wood here, maybe too dominant. But it is a stage, because the fruit weight is also there to give a wine of considerable complexity, dry and solid.

Score: 94-96. —Roger Voss, August 09, 2010.

Wine Spectator

Very dense and still rather reserved, with dark blueberry, blackberry and fig notes rolled together, framed by freshly brewed espresso and Black Forest cake notes. Long and tarry through the finish, with a melted licorice snap note hanging on at the very end. Best from 2014 through 2030. 10,000 cases made.

Score: 93. —James Molesworth, March 31, 2012.

Wine Advocate

Backward, tannic and beefy, this youthful but formidable 2009 Langoa Barton exhibits a dense ruby/purple color as well as lots of damp earth, underbrush and black currant aromas and flavors, medium to full body, lively acids and, not surprisingly, massive tannins (a characteristic of all the Barton wines). The overall impression is somewhat incongruous, having a certain precociousness in the aromatics, but then clamping down on the taster in the mouth. I recommend waiting 5-7 years before opening a bottle. It should drink well over the following 20-25 years.

Score: 90+. —Robert Parker, February 2012.

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