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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 It’s never withdrawn into itself, and has the courtesy of being in a good mood every day.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 with violet hue and almost black core. Opulent nose with ripe fruit, dark chocolate and almost smoky character. On the palate well structured with convincing length, ripe tannins and elegant fruit in the finish.
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Medium deep colour. Intense plum cassis, praline aromas with herb notes. Well concentrated and vibrantly fresh with plum inky flavours, fine grainy touch al dente textires and plenty of mocha vanilla oak. Finishes chocolaty firm with attractive sweet fruit, inky, chinotto notes. 93 points
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St. Julien, Bordeaux

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 Andrew Caillard MW, Wine Writer (Australia)  tasted  Château Talbot 2015  ( Château Talbot )

"Medium deep colour. Intense plum cassis, praline aromas with herb notes. Well concentrated and vibrantly fresh with plum inky flavours, fine grainy touch al dente textires and plenty of mocha vanilla oak. Finishes chocolaty firm with attractive sweet fruit, inky, chinotto notes. 93 points"

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 Markus Del Monego MW / Best Sommelier in the World 1998, MW (Germany)  tasted  Château Talbot 2015  ( Château Talbot )

"Dark purple red with violet hue and almost black core. Opulent nose with ripe fruit, dark chocolate and almost smoky character. On the palate well structured with convincing length, ripe tannins and elegant fruit in the finish."

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