Chateau Talbot holds a prestigious place as a Fourth Growth according to the Bordeaux Wine Official Classification of 1855. Sharing this elite status are illustrious names like Chateau Beychevelle and Chateau Branaire-Ducru, all hailing from the Saint-Julien appellation.
- Vintages with 100-point scores: None, but consistently scoring above 90.
- Most Popular For: Consistency in quality, elegance, and aging potential.
- Highest Achievement: Named after the English warrior, John Talbot, who fought in the Hundred Years' War, the chateau’s reputation has historical depth that predates its classification.
Provenance & Masters Behind the Bottle
Rooted in the 14th century, Chateau Talbot carries an aura of historic significance. The Cordier family, known for their steadfast commitment to quality and authenticity, has helmed the estate since 1917.
Vineyard & Craftsmanship
Comprising 110 hectares, the estate yields an artful blend primarily of Cabernet Sauvignon, with Merlot, Petit Verdot, and Cabernet Franc making up the balance. What sets Chateau Talbot apart is the perfect microclimate and gravelly soil that ensure optimal maturation and complexity.
Aging & Investment Value
Chateau Talbot wines are known for their longevity. A sturdy structure and balanced tannins make them exceptional candidates for extended aging.