Château Léoville Barton Saint-Julien Red Bordeaux Blend 1989

9.138 ratings on Delectable
$129

The bouquet does not quite have the vivacity, the chutzpah of the 1990 Barton, a little more introverted with notes of cigar box, earth, wet sand and chestnut. The palate is medium-bodied, quite elegant, refined and harmonious with a firm mid-palate. Cedar, sandalwood and dried herbs. Unlike the 1990, the 1989 has a crescendo of flavours towards the finish that demonstrates great structure and persistency. Austere, conservative but classy, there is a chance that the '89 may outlast the '90. Drink now-2025 eRobertParker.com (Neal Martin)

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Ratings on Delectable

Rick VanSickle Delectable Pro

A stunning example of the vintage with depth, layers of flavour, complexity and a dash finesse. Finish lasts a long time. I adore this wine.

A stunning example of the vintage with depth, layers of flavour, complexity and a dash finesse. Finish lasts a long time. I adore this wine.

9.3

Jonathan Maltus Delectable Pro

Does it stop

Does it stop

9.3

Samuel James Delectable Pro

The can stay in bottle for a couple more years yet.

The can stay in bottle for a couple more years yet.

9.3

Ted Rutledge Delectable Pro

1989 vintage

1989 vintage

9.2