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Château Talbot
4ème Cru Classé en 1855
Appellation Saint-Julien

En chiffres

Surface : 110 Ha

Production : 280 000 bouteilles du Château Talbot, et 200 000 bouteilles du Connétable Talbot
Geologie : Graves günziennes datant du quaternaire
Cepage : 68% Cabernet Sauvignon, 28% Merlot, 4% Petit Verdot pour le rouge, 80 % Sauvignon blanc et 20 % Sémmillon pour le blanc
Elevage : 16 mois (60% de bois neuf)

Château Talbot comprises 110 hectares of a single vineyard in the heart of the Saint-Julien commune, an outstanding appellation as it counts no fewer than 11 classified growths. Ideally situated on the banks of the Gironde estuary on hilltops of alluvial gravel carried by the Dordogne River from the Massif Central and from the Pyrenees by the Garonne, Château Talbot’s terroir is exceptional. Undeniably, Talbot is one of the most famous Médoc wines. Having been in the same family for more than a century, this estate with more than one hundred hectares of vines produces wine that is recognized for the consistent quality of its vintages. ‘For many, Talbot embodies the ideal Saint Julien, a generous bouquet, extremely stable and dependable during aging,’ emphasize Bettane and Desseauve in their Guide to French Wines. It’s true, Talbot is a champion of longevity; even young Talbot is pleasant and rounded, always characterized by silky, mild and very civilized tannins. Talbot possesses an expansive character. It’s never withdrawn into itself and has the courtesy of being in a good mood every day. It’s a racy wine, with complex marks of Havana tobacco and licorice, classically delicious without ever the slightest hint of austerity.

Environmental Approach : Certified HVE level 3 since 2018 (Haute Valeur Environnementale)

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