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2020 Château Talbot, St Julien

2020 Château Talbot, St Julien

Ref: BORD2006
Red  |  Still  |  13.3% ABV

Possibly named for a 15th century English soldier, Talbot was sold to the firm of Cordier in 1917. Cordier's portfolio also included Gruaud Larose, so Gruaud and Talbot were stablemates for many years, both sold in a unique and distinctive bottle. There has been recent investment in upgrading facilities here and 

Case of 6 Bottles
price shown is under bond
duty paid price: £307.22
Out of stock
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Wine Details
Wine Details
AppellationAppellation: St Julien
Old or New WorldOld/New World: Old World
CountryCountry: France
RegionRegion: Bordeaux
ColourColour: Red
StyleStyle: Still
ABV% ABV: 13.3%
Drink DatesDrink Dates: 2028-2045
MaturityMaturity: Not Yet Ready
SweetnessSweetness: 1
Tasting Notes
Tasting Notes

"The 2020 Talbot is every bit as impressive as it was from barrel. Strong Cabernet Sauvignon inflections open first in the bouquet, leading into a rich palate laced with expressive dark cherry and plum fruit. A Saint Julien of power and stature, Talbot is fabulous in 2020. I love the breadth and overall intensity here, but there is just as much focus to keep things in balance. The 2020 is superb, certainly the best in living memory." Antonio Galloni

Sweetness Explained
Sweetness Explained


All our wines are given a Sweetness Indicator from 1 to 5, with 1 being the driest and 5 being the sweetest.
This can be found for every wine under the Wine Details tab. 

Most red wines are dry and therefore are indicated with a 1. The sweetness becomes more relevant with white wines, sparkling wines and pudding/dessert wines such as Sauternes and Tokaji.


Location Explained
Location Explained


AVAILABLE: Currently lying in our storage at London City Bond Dinton Woods 
The wine can be dispatched immediately.

TO ARRIVE: Currently lying abroad or in transit 
When the wine arrives in the UK, we will contact you to confirm that it has been dispatched in accordance with your instructions. If the arrival date is important to you, please do contact us for further information. 


Pricing Information
Pricing Information


UNDER BOND PRICES: Exclusive of UK Duty & VAT
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Additional Information

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