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Product Overview

Overall rating:

Points 90
Grape Variety:Cabernet Sauvignon
Drink:2015-2030

Product:

Château Talbot, St-Julien 4CC
This product is featured in: Medoc crus classes 2009.

Decanter average score: 17pts/20 (90/100pts)
Individual judge’s scores: SB 18 AG 17 SS 16
Elegant new oak marks the nose, as well as stylish cassis fruit. Evidence of tightly knit, ripe fruit on the palate. Quite dense – the tannins are present but ripe and the acidity correct. Poised and long, with fine potential; will come out of its shell.
Price £37–£57 Widely available at leading Bordeaux merchants
Drink 2015–2030
Alc 13.5%
Judges: Steven Brook, Alun Griffiths MW and Steven Spurrier

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Médoc Cru Classes 2010

Medoc Crus Classes 2008

Médoc crus classés 2004 & 2006

Medoc CC and St Emilion 1GCC 2003

Medoc crus classes 2002

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