Connétable Talbot 2011 Saint-Julien - Château Talbot

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£ 21.00 tax incl.

The second wine of Château Talbot is also famous for its regular quality, benefiting from the know-how of the domain. Very Saint-Julien in style with back fruit flavours and some light spices. A remarkable and affordable prestigious wine. Worth every penny!
 
Wine Characteristics Tasting and cellaring
Domain Château Talbot Eye Dark ruby
Vintage 2011 Nose  Aromas of red berries and a touch of spices
Appellation Saint-Julien Mouth Round, soft with velvety tannins. Dominat red fruits aromas on
Area Bordeaux   the palate with light spices on the finish
Colour Red Drink from Now
Grapes Cabernet Sauvignon (75%) Drink before 2018
  Merlot (25%) Open  1 hour before
Type Dry Drinking temperature 17°C
       
Food pairing
Definitely meat and cheese! Lamb, beef or duck in all ways, Epoisse or Pont-l'evêque for the cheese.
 
A word about the domain
Classified fourth growth in 1855, it is really from 1917, when the Cordier family acquired it, that Château Talbot became one of the most famous names from Médoc. Since then, the same family has been managing it with the greatest passion and respect. It is a 107 hectares property situated on the border of the Pauillac appellation. Today, the domain is advised by Stéphane Derenoncourt, the famous winemaker, and is famous worldwide for its rich, opulent and complex wines.
 
What experts say
About the domain
Bettane & Desseauve: 3*

About the wine
Le Guide Hachette des Vins:
“The wine is fruity and chocolatey, soft and round, with soft tannins.”

Gault & Millau: 14
 
And finally for the wine geeks…
Soil Graves of Médoc
Age of vines 42 years old
Yield 45 hl/ha
Harvest Manual
Maturing Oak barrels and stainless steel vats
Bottled May 2013
Alcohol 13%

 

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