Talbot 2012 Magnum - Saint-Julien
90 Pts Parker
Château Talbot 2012 - Saint-Julien
4th Classified Growth in 1855
Château Talbot is an area of 110 ha in one piece.
Talbot is one of the most famous wines of the Médoc. For a century, it has remained a family affair. The estate is recognized for the consistency and quality of its vintages. If it knows how to be round and flattering in its youth, it is also an excellent wine for aging.
The estate produces three wines:
- Château Talbot: the estate's first wine, aged in barrels for fifteen months
- The Constable of Talbot: second wine from vines younger than the first wine is aged 12 months in barrels
- Le Caillou Blanc: atypical white wine for the Médoc because it comes from Cordier's desire to replant white vines in Saint-Julien, it is aged in barrels for then on lees for nine months.
We also find in 4th classified grand cru, the famous domains Duhart-Milon, Branaire-Ducru, Marquis de Terme or Prieuré-Lichine
The 2012 vintage:
Color: dense, ruby color
Nose: Rich and fruity floral, violet, black fruits
Palate: Suave attack, rich and complex
Finish: Long and harmonious, silky tannins
- 150 cl
- Grape(s) variety
- 59% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot
- Red wine
- % alc.
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