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2000 Chateau Leoville Barton (96 Points RP) St.Julien. No Reserve

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12 8 £105.00 68 days ago
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closed 21/04/2017, 01:27 PM

Lot size: 1 bottle of 750 ml each Wine type: Red, 2000 vintage
Tax status: Duty PaidQuestion Mark Origin: St-Julien, Bordeaux, France
Fill level: Into Neck (IN)Question Mark Grape variety: Bordeaux Blend

Absolutely spectacular from bottle but frightfully closed and backward,with massive power and structure,the saturated purple-colored 2000 Leoville-Barton is one of the greatest wines ever made at this estate,The wine has smoky,earthy notes,intermixed with graphite,camphor,damp earth,jammy cassis,cedar,and a hint of mushrooms.Enormous,even monstrous in the mouth,with tremendous extraction,broodingly backward,dense flavors,and copious tannins,this should prove to be one of the longest-lived wines of the vintage and one of the most compelling Leoville Bartons ever made.However,anyone able to defer gratification for at least a decade should steer clear of this behemoth. Anticipated maturity: 2015-2040.
(96 Points).

Robert Parker. (The Wine Advocate. #146. April 2003).


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This bottle was bought En Primeur via a UK wine merchant.Since arrival in this country,it has been stored undisturbed in a purpose-built,temperature-controlled cellar.It is in impeccable condition,with the wine fill into neck and the label and capsule in a pristine state.

Shipping details


Payment methods: PayPal, cheque and bank transfer
Returns policy: no returns
The wine can be collected: From postcode me13, kent, United Kingdom
Shipping Method: Royal Mail Special Delivery.
Shipping paid by: buyer
Cost of delivery: £12.00.For extra safety,all bottles will be dispatched in polysafe tubes. If buyers wish to use Paypal,they will be invoiced with their charges(About 4%.Overseas 5%).Foreign buyers are welcome,but they should take responsibility for having suitable means of shipping.
Delivers to UK and Singapore
Other countries delivered to: Western Europe.For European buyers,please ask for a quote for shipping,which will be considerably higher than the UK price above.
Insurance options: Up to £500.


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