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Community Tasting Notes (221) Avg Score: 92.4 points

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  • By Richard Jennings
    2/4/2015, (See more on RJonWine.com...) 93 points

    (Château Talbot) Bricking dark red violet color; mature, tobacco, black currant nose; mature, tart black currant, tobacco, cedar palate; medium-plus finish
  • By Richard Jennings
    12/4/2011, (See more on RJonWine.com...) 92 points

    (Château Talbot) Bricking dark red violet color with pale meniscus; brett, tart currant, tobacco nose; brett, tart black fruit, tobacco, iodine palate with green notes; medium-plus finish 92+ points
  • By Richard Jennings
    4/26/2010, (See more on RJonWine.com...) 88 points

    (Château Talbot) Dark red violet color; tobacco, tart plum, earthy nose; tight, tart cassis, tart red berry palate with firm tannins; medium finish

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  • By John Kapon
    Bordeaux Horizontals, 5/11/2009 93 points

    (Talbot) The second flight led off with the 1986 Talbot. There were lots of green beans and olives in the nose, which was a bit waxy and spiny, though also clean. Some tickling crushed red fruits rounded out the nose, which also had a little bathwater edge to it. The palate was much more classic; it had sweet, tasty and nutty fruit and a spicy palate that had mineral, earth and game flavors. Sweet cassis, nut and caramel flavors were also there. It was thick in the mouth but balanced, classic and delicious despite a bit of awkwardness to its aromatics (93).

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  • By Chris Kissack
    May 2000, (See more on Winedoctor...) 17+ points

    (Chateau Talbot St Julien) Surprisingly a tawny rim - this is a relatively youthful wine. The nose has classic rich ink and liquorice. Smooth palate, good tannins, acidity good, well balanced, nice fruit. Smoky notes give some complexity. Finishes smoothly. Good length.

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