2006 chateau talbot 4eme cru classe, saint-julien
Why We're Buying
Château Talbot is a mainstay on lists of the best Médoc wines. The fine gravelly soil produces a grand vin dominated by cabernet sauvignon and merlot. What makes Château Talbot special, though, is its longevity, with world-class stability and dependability during the aging process.
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
Tasted at Bordeaux Index's annual 10-Year On tasting in London. The 2006 Château Talbot already shows more maturity in the glass, though nothing to get too concerned about. The nose is very traditional with cedar and tobacco scents dominating the fruit, a touch of the old stately home. The palate is medium-bodied with dry tannin, moderate weight in the mouth, but with a rather austere finish. It has character, if not quite the class of its peers this vintage. Tasted January 2016.