Chateau Leoville Barton

Chateau Leoville Barton

About Chateau Leoville Barton

Situated in the heart of the prestigious Saint-Julien appellation in Bordeaux, France, the Chateau Leoville Barton winery impresses with its enchanting scenery and profound history. Classified as a Second Growth in the 1855 Bordeaux Classification, it undeniably persists as one of the leading exponents of the world-renowned Bordeaux wine.

Tracing its roots back to 1722, it was initially part of the sizable Leoville estate. The renowned Irishman Thomas Barton acquired the vineyard in 1826. Barton, together with his grandson, expanded the property and unveiled its full potential, establishing the lineage that continues to manage the estate to this day.

A paragon of innovation, Chateau Leoville Barton was among the pioneers in adopting density plantation and organic wine-growing techniques. With distinctive gravel and clay soil, their 50-hectare vineyard home to the illustrious Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Cabernet Franc.

The estate's elegant and sturdy wines are a perfect reflection of its unique terroir. Irrespective of vintage, the winery consistently produces wines that embody depth, complexity, and remarkable ageing potential. Their flagship wine, Leoville Barton, exhibits a striking balance between power and elegance, succulent fruit and subtle oak. Their second wine, La Reserve de Leoville Barton? Tender and inviting, offers a lighter, more approachable style.

Tours of Chateau Leoville Barton are an absolute must for wine connoisseurs and history buffs alike. Steeped in heritage, each visit encapsulates the rich tapestry of its past, the dedication to exceptional winemaking, and the passion that the Barton’s continually invest, year after year.

The Chateau Leoville Barton is not merely a winery; it is a testament to the marriage of history and viticulture, an emblem of Bordeaux's illustrious wine tradition.

Buy Chateau Leoville Barton wine below.

For other wines & bottle sizes from this winery please enquire