Saint Julien's Grand Cru Classés
Grand Crus Classés from Saint-Julien: Lagrange Vs Talbot
This week, Your Sommelier is taking you to Saint-Julien, one of the most prestigious appellations in Bordeaux, as it counts as many as 11 classified growth Châteaux.
We suggest a little contest between two famous “Cru Classés” in Saint-Julien, together with their second wines: Lagrange and Talbot. Both have an outstanding reputation and belong to our favourites of Saint-Julien. We have chosen the 2011 vintage as it represents, to our mind, a better value for money than the prestigious and expensive 2009 and 2010.Being able to compare two wines from the same appellation and vintage is a great experience that Your Sommelier makes possible today. Lagrange and Talbot have of course similar profiles, but it is interesting to see how elegance and power are balanced in each wine. Really hard to say which one we prefer, so taste them for yourself!