The winery is located in the municipality Saint-Julien
in the same area in Médoc
(Bordeaux). It was built in 1821 by Hugh Barton
(1766-1854) founded by the purchase of Château Langoa, which gave it its current name. Finally, in 1826 he also bought a part of the Château Léoville in the neighborhood, which is now Château Léoville-Barton
was called. Today Anthony Barton and his daughter Lilian Barton Sartorius are the seventh generation to run the wineries. Barton is an original personality with numerous anecdotes about him. "A magnum bottle? Just the right size for a nice evening. Provided you start the menu with a champagne and end it with a Sauternes and you are alone ”
. The wines of both goods are produced on Langoa-Barton. In the Bordeaux Classification
In 1855, Château Langoa-Barton received 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 barriques. The second wine is called "Lady Langoa" and is a cuvée Langoa-Barton and Léoville-Barton.