La Reserve de Leoville Barton, Saint Julien, 2018
The vineyards at Leoville Barton originally formed part of the great Leoville estate. Following the death of Marquis de la Cases, the vast property was split into three; the Marquis’ son Jean-Pierre took the third that is now Leoville Las Cases, the Marquis’ daughter, Jeanne’s share became what we know as Leoville Poyferre following her marriage to the Baron de Poyferre and the final third was auctioned off and purchased by Hugh Barton, who also purchased Langoa in 1821.
Chateau Léoville Barton
71% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot & 4% Cabernet Franc.