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Château-Langoa-Barton Saint Julien 2014
SKU: 09864

Château-Langoa-Barton Saint Julien 2014

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Work in the vineyards: traditional ploughing, no weed killing, reasoned additives. Pruning: double cane pruning adapted to the vigor of the vines. Manual harpening, topping and reasoned deleafing. Manual harvesting follow by successive sorting operations of the grapes. De-stemming, crushing and fermenting plot by plot. 16 to18 months in French oak barrels in a cellar kept at constant temperature of 15°C. Percentage of new barrels: 50/70% according vintages. Topping 3 times a week. Barrel to barrel racking. Fining in the barrels with fresh egg whites.
Wine Spectator
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This has a well-built core of cassis, blueberry and plum sauce flavors, coated with a ganache edge and kept honest by a graphite accent through the finish. Dense but plush, showing admirable ripeness for the vintage. Best from 2020 through 2035. Tasted twice, with consistent notes. 5,000 cases made.

James Molesworth, March 31, 2017
Wine Advocate
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The 2014 Langoa Barton was impressive in barrel and this bottle-showing completely vindicated that initial enthusiasm. It has an impressive bouquet with redcurrant, blackberry and cedar aromas, with a hint of violet as it opens in the glass. This is lovely. The palate is medium-bodied with succulent ripe black cherry and raspberry fruit on the entry. It comes across as a playful, joyous, exuberant Langoa Barton that is almost sensual on the long finish. What a great 2014 Saint Julien from team Barton! Form an orderly queue and load up on this gem.

Neal Martin, March 31, 2017
Wine Enthusiast
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Firmly tannic and concentrated, this wine demonstrates how this property has developed impressively in recent years. It is certainly powerful, although managing to retain the Saint-Julien elegance. The blackberry fruits will develop well as it matures. Drink from 2024.

Roger Voss, February 1, 2017