1985 Leoville-Barton Bordeaux Blend
Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
  • IWC 94
  • WA 92

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IWC 94
Stephen Tanzer's IWC, August 2002
Red-ruby. Ripe aromas of plum currant lead pencil and milk chocolate. Sweet but penetrating and gripping with lovely clarity of flavor and terrific thrust. Classic claret with lovely fruit and a very long ripely tannic... Red-ruby. Ripe aromas of plum currant lead pencil and milk chocolate. Sweet but penetrating and gripping with lovely clarity of flavor and terrific thrust. Classic claret with lovely fruit and a very long ripely tannic finish. A compelling example from this very elegantly styled vintage. Drink now through 2015.
WA 92
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, January 1998
Anthony Barton's 1985 may turn out to be a remake of the chateau's splendid 1953. Deep ruby/garnet with a complex complete and intense bouquet of sweet superripe curranty fruit minerals cedar spice and baked herbs this... Anthony Barton's 1985 may turn out to be a remake of the chateau's splendid 1953. Deep ruby/garnet with a complex complete and intense bouquet of sweet superripe curranty fruit minerals cedar spice and baked herbs this medium-bodied wine has exceptional balance fine length gobs of fruit and soft tannin in the velvety finish. This classic claret is a joy to drink. Anticipated maturity: Now-2007. Last tasted 9/97.
Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region St Julien
Vintage 1985