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Chateau Langoa Barton 2010

Chateau Langoa Barton 2010

Third Growth -  - - Red
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Chateau Langoa Barton 2010

A well-balanced and refined Saint-Julien wine

The estate

Chateau Langoa Barton is an 1855 Classified Third Growth situated in the Saint-Julien appellation on the left bank of Bordeaux. The estate was acquired in 1821 by the influential trading company, Barton & Guestier, who enjoy a wealth of knowledge regarding the production of wine in the area surrounding Chateau Leoville Barton, acquired by the same family in 1826. Today, the Barton family is still at the helm of this estate

The vineyard

Chateau Langoa Barton’s vineyard spreads across 20 hectares of vines. Planted on gravel soil with clay subsoils, the vines are 35 years old on average and produce great Saint-Julien wines.

Vinification and aging

Manual harvesting. The grapes are destemmed before being carefully sorted and crushed and then vinified by plot in temperature-controlled wooden tanks. Alcoholic fermentation for 7 to 10 days with pumping over to ensure a smooth extraction. Maceration for about 3 weeks before being run off into barrels by parcel. Aged for 16 to 18 months in French oak barrels (60% new oak).

The blend

Cabernet Sauvignon (73%)

Merlot (17%)

Cabernet Franc (10%)

Chateau Langoa Barton 2010: Characteristics and tasting tips

The tasting

Nose

Powerful and generous, the nose reveals floral fragrances, reminiscent of acacia.

Palate

Perfectly balanced, the palate is seduced by this wines harmony and its very fine tannins

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