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  • Decanting time

    2h
  • When to drink

    2020-2035
  • Food Pairing

    Beef

The Story

Undeniably, Talbot is one of the most famous Médoc wines. This fine reputation is no doubt due to a mysterious combination of factors, such as the size of its vineyard, nearly one hundred hectares, and the regularity of its wine.  Nearly a century in the same family, the name Talbot is concise and hard-hitting, easy to pronounce in all languages and a part of our history… However, the first thing that makes Talbot popular is the wonderful nature of its wine.


‘For many, Talbot embodies the ideal Saint Julien, a generous bouquet, extremely stable and dependable during aging,’ emphasize Bettane and Desseauve in their Guide to French Wines.


It’s true. A champion of longevity, even when young Talbot is pleasant and rounded, ever distinguished by silky, mild and very civilized tannins. Talbot possesses an extraverted nature. It’s never withdrawn into itself, and has the courtesy of being in a good mood every day. It’s a racy wine, with complex marks of Havana and licorice, classically delicious without ever the slightest hint of austerity.

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Dark purple red colour with violet hue and almost black core. Elegant nose with discreet spicyness, ripe plums and black cherries, hints of elderberries and sweet red peppers in the background. On the palate fullbodied with good length but firm tannins in the finish. Needs time.
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St. Julien, Bordeaux

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Château Talbot Caillou Blanc

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 Markus Del Monego / Best Sommelier in the World 1998, MW (Germany)  tasted  Château Talbot 2013  ( Château Talbot )

"Dark purple red colour with violet hue and almost black core. Elegant nose with discreet spicyness, ripe plums and black cherries, hints of elderberries and sweet red peppers in the background. On the palate fullbodied with good length but firm tannins in the finish. Needs time. "

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