The winery is located in the municipality Saint-Julien
in the eponymous area in the Médoc
(Bordeaux). It was built in 1821 by Hugh Barton
(1766-1854) founded by the purchase of the Château Langoa, which gave it its present name. Finally, in 1826, he also bought a neighboring part of Château Léoville, now Château Léoville-Barton
said. Today, Anthony Barton and his daughter Lilian Barton Sartorius lead the wineries in the seventh generation. Barton is an original personality with many anecdotes about him. "A magnum bottle? Just the right size for a nice evening. Provided you start the menu with a champagne and finish it with a sauternes, and you're alone "
. The wines of both goods are produced on Langoa-Barton. In the Bordeaux Classification
In 1855, Château Langoa-Barton took third place (Troisième Cru Classé). The vineyards cover 17 hectares and are planted with Cabernet Sauvignon (74%), Merlot (20%) and Cabernet Franc (6%). The long-lived red wine is aged for 20 months in 50% new oak barrels. The second wine is called "Lady Langoa" and is a cuvée Langoa-Barton and Léoville-Barton.