2006 chateau langoa barton 3eme cru classe, saint-julien
Why We're Buying
Château Langoa-Barton Saint Julien deserves more of the spotlight in the estate’s portfolio. The wine is smooth and rich with streaks of dark fruit and graphite, overachieving for its appellation. It doesn't hurt that it comes with a 20 to 30 aging window, too.
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
Tasted at Bordeaux Index's annual 10-Year On tasting in London. The 2006 Château Langoa Barton has a lifted nose of small dark cherries, blackberry, incense and marmalade - quite showy for Langoa Barton - but there is joie-de-vivre here. The palate is medium-bodied with supple tannin, ripe and demonstrating impressive density plus a firm grip. This really coats the mouth in tannin, although it is still balanced. It just needs another 4-5 years in bottle, the stubborn little lady. Tasted January 2016.