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Château Talbot 4ème Grand Cru Classé  1995 - Lot of 1 Bottle

Château Talbot 4ème Grand Cru Classé 1995

A classic, complex, rounded Saint-Julien, which boasts an excellent ageing potential.

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Lot Description: Château Talbot 4ème Grand Cru Classé 1995

Lot description

  • Quantity 1 Bottle
  • Level:1 into-neck
  • Label: 1 marked label
  • Origin: Private individual
  • Type of cellar: Wine cabinet
  • Recoverable VAT: No
  • Original Wooden Case: No
  • Custom Seal : no
  • Alcohol percentage : 12.80 %

Information about the wine

  • Country/Region: Bordeaux
  • Appellation/Wine: Saint-Julien
  • Classification: 4ème Grand Cru Classé
  • Producer/Owner: Famille Bignon-Cordier
  • Vintage: 1995
  • Color: Red
  • Grape variety: 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot, 5% Petit verdot, 5% Cabernet franc
  • Peak: To drink
  • Service temperature (in °C): 16

Information about the producer

  • Viticulture: Conventional
  • Size (in ha): 102
  • Volume: 400000 bottles
  • Intensity : Classic
  • Dominant aroma : Black fruit
  • Tasting occasion : Gastronomic wine
  • The wines, vinified with the precious advice of the legendary wine consultant Jacques Boissenot (who died in 2014) and Stéphane Derenoncourt, are consistently rich and extremely elegant. Their open character and silky tannins enable them to be enjoyed young, and also to be kept in the cellar for many years. With time, they develop a delicate, complex aromatic bouquet of cedar and Havana tobacco.

    A property within the Cordier estates, the Château Talbot has always been considered the twin brother of the Château Gruaud Larose. Located to the north of the latter, Talbot rubs shoulders with the vines of Léoville Poyferré. Its sweeping contiguous vineyard lies on gravel with a calcareous subsoil.
    *The above information describes the wine and is not vintage specific.

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Further information

Rating
88/100Wine Advocate (Parker/Martin)
90/100Wine Spectator
16,5/20Jancis Robinson
14/20 RVF
90/100J.-M. Quarin
  • Service temperature16°
  • Peak To drink

Tasting notes - Extract
"It is a charming, intensely-scented wine with a tell-tale olive, earth, grilled beef, and black currant-scented bouquet soaring from the glass. Medium to full-bodied (...)" R. Parker (02/1998)