Château Talbot

Saint-Julien Red Bordeaux Blend

9.195 ratings
9.018 pro ratings
St. Julien, Médoc, Bordeaux, France
Red Bordeaux Blend
Chili & Hot Spicy, Potato, White Rice, Mushrooms, Pasta, Pork, Salami & Prosciutto, Pungent Cheese, Lamb, Tomato-Based, Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Beef, Hard Cheese, Venison
Top Notes For
Shay A
9.0

Yesterday’s Wednesday Wine Committee lunch. Normal format of 1 sparkler, 3 whites, 4 reds and 1 dessert wine. All tasted blind.

Thankfully there was another bottle open because the bottle my glass was from was quite corked. There was more dense and sweet fruit here than I expected...herbal and leather notes are starting to emerge but the black cherry and plum is still center stage. There is also some vanilla pipe tobacco, potpourri and black pepper on the palate and finish. I called this left bank Bordeaux.

Yesterday’s Wednesday Wine Committee lunch. Normal format of 1 sparkler, 3 whites, 4 reds and 1 dessert wine. All tasted blind.

Thankfully there was another bottle open because the bottle my glass was from was quite corked. There was more dense and sweet fruit here than I expected...herbal and leather notes are starting to emerge but the black cherry and plum is still center stage. There is also some vanilla pipe tobacco, potpourri and black pepper on the palate and finish. I called this left bank Bordeaux.

Nov 7th, 2019
Ingrid Marrero

Yum. It's so ready...

Yum. It's so ready...

3 people found it helpfulNov 20th, 2013
Nate Garnero

Tasting really well, John and Anne visit and niner football weekend

Tasting really well, John and Anne visit and niner football weekend

1 person found it helpfulSep 7th, 2014
David Townsend

Perfect aromatics of dark cherry and currant. Mid palate of earth, tobacco, coffee, and rich enough to show even more age ability. Really lovely. Far better than the price alludes.

Perfect aromatics of dark cherry and currant. Mid palate of earth, tobacco, coffee, and rich enough to show even more age ability. Really lovely. Far better than the price alludes.

Apr 14th, 2016
Kari Ballard

Green card celebration!! Excellent.

Green card celebration!! Excellent.

Aug 26th, 2015
Matté

Manager The Wine Cellars

9.2

Still tasting incredibly young

Still tasting incredibly young

May 9th, 2015
Esteban Arce

ready to drink! Beautiful integrated earth, black berry and tar. Long finish with after taste of wet dirt and cassis. Really enjoyed

ready to drink! Beautiful integrated earth, black berry and tar. Long finish with after taste of wet dirt and cassis. Really enjoyed

Dec 30th, 2014
Scott T

VP/Senior Wine Specialist Christie's

9.1

Solid. Very dependable Château and appellation year in, year out.

Solid. Very dependable Château and appellation year in, year out.

Nov 11th, 2014
Scott T

VP/Senior Wine Specialist Christie's

8.6

750ml
Dbl decant 2hrs before service

Classic St Julien

750ml
Dbl decant 2hrs before service

Classic St Julien

Nov 1st, 2014
Rafael Landestoy

Nice to have two Bordeauxs from the same year back to back. This had more fruit coming through and was lovey.

Nice to have two Bordeauxs from the same year back to back. This had more fruit coming through and was lovey.

Aug 31st, 2014