Talbot make very good, ageworthy Bordeaux which is always excellent value. 1988 was an outstanding vintage but needed time in the bottle to soften. This is now drinking wonderfully.
|Blend||The blend varies by vintage, but the vineyards are made up of around 66% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot and 4% Petit Verdot, with an average vine age of 50 years.|
|Region||France > Bordeaux|
|Vineyard||110 hectares of vines which surround the château and stretch north to the Pauillac boundary.|
|Winemaking||Vinified in large wooden vats, then transferred to French oak barrels (50% new) for ageing.|
|Lifespan||Approachable relatively young, but this is top quality Bordeaux and drinks at its best with at least ten years of bottle age.|
These bottles are part of a small parcel of Bordeaux sourced from a private cellar. They are duty-paid and lying in LCB Burton. For levels and bottle condition, see this photo.
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