2014 Ch Talbot 4ème Cru St Julien

Ch Talbot 4ème Cru St Julien
Colour
Red
Producer
Château Talbot
Region
St Julien, Red Bordeaux
Grape
Cab. Sauvignon, Merlot, Cab. Franc, Petit Verdot
Drinking
2024-2035
Case Size
6x150cl
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2014 Ch Talbot 4ème Cru St Julien
Colour
Red
Producer
Château Talbot
Region
St Julien, Red Bordeaux
Grape
Cab. Sauvignon, Merlot, Cab. Franc, Petit Verdot
Drinking
2024-2035
Case Size
6x150cl
Available Now

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Case price

£435.00 (Ex. VAT)

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(1 in stock)

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Tasting Notes

Goedhuis, April 2015, Score: 90-92

This relatively large estate is often unfairly overlooked by the critics. In our opinion, it makes one of the most consistent wines in St Julien. Whilst it doesn’t necessarily have the finesse of the great terroirs, it always has real drive and energy, and the bright fresh fruit characteristics of the 2014 vintage perfectly highlight the Lagrange style. Strong, full and concentrated.

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Producer

Château Talbot

A mark of the significant English influence in Bordeaux, Talbot was named after John Talbot, Earlof Shrewsbury, who fought gallantly but unsuccessfully against the French in Castillon in 1453. For many years, it was a twin to Gruaud Larose which also bore the Cordier label. However, since 1992 Jean Cordier exchanged his shares in Gruaud to take complete control of Talbot. It is now run by his daughter Nancy. Talbot has produced a continuous stream of excellent wines vintage after vintage.

Region

St Julien, Red Bordeaux

St Julien is like the middle child of the Médoc - not as assertive as Pauillac or as coquettish as Margaux. It lies firmly between the two more outspoken communes and as a result produces a blend of them both. St Julien's wines have often been sought out by aficionados for their balance and consistency, particularly in the UK. Yet due to its middle child nature, it can occasionally be overlooked globally and as a result underrated by those markets outside the UK. Despite the fact that it has no first growths, it has several second growths including Léoville Las Cases, Léoville Barton, Léoville Poyferré and Ducru Beaucaillou as well as the celebrated châteaux such as Talbot and Beychevelle.

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