AOC Saint Julien
Château Talbot comprises 110 hectares of a single vineyard in the heart of the Saint-Julien commune, an outstanding appellation as it counts no fewer than 11 classified growths.
Ideally situated on the banks of the Gironde estuary on hilltops of alluvial gravel carried by the Dordogne River from the Massif Central and from the Pyrenees by the Garonne, Château Talbot’s terroir is exceptional.
66% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, and 4% Petit Verdot
Fine Gunzian gravels with a core of fossil-rich limestone
The wine matures for 18 months
62 % Cabernet Sauvignon, 31 % Merlot, 5 % Petit Verdot, 2 % Cabernet Franc
Has a color dress red garnet intense . The nose gives off powerful aromas of cedar and toast . Full in the mouth, it shows density , power and is extremely long. The whole reveals tannins of great suppleness , soft and succulent . A sublime and complexe wine
“The 2006 Château Talbot already shows more maturity in the glass, though nothing to get too concerned about. The nose is very traditional with cedar and tobacco scents dominating the fruit, a touch of the old stately home. The palate is medium-bodied with dry tannin, moderate weight in the mouth, but with a rather austere finish. It has character”. – Wine Advocate
62 % Cabernet Sauvignon, 33 % Merlot, 5 % Petit Verdot
Is subtle , developing on the nose fragrances of candied plums and roasting mingled with hints of hushed wood . Dense on the palate, the wine is fleshy and offers great depth. The finish announces tannins of great solidity without lacking in refinement and ends with a touch of liquorice
“Deep garnet in color, the 2010 Talbot opens with maturing scents of fruitcake, Chinese five spice and cigar box plus hints of dried mint, pencil lead and chargrill. Medium to full-bodied, the palate is pleasantly spicy, with a light grip of chewy tannins and just enough freshness, finishing savory”. – Wine Advocate