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1978 Talbot Bordeaux Blend - France - Bordeaux - St Julien - Red - Fourth Growth

France - Bordeaux - St Julien

Red Bordeaux Blend - Fourth Growth
Producer Notes

Located in Saint-Julien, Chateau Talbot was classified as a Forth Growth chateau in the 1855 classification. The estate's history traces to Constable Talbot, who was an English warrior, defeated in France at the battle of Castillon in 1453. The Cordier family bought the estate in 1917 and continues operations today. The Cordiers believe in quality wine production with deepest respect for the... More »

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94
Drink Dates
Comm: 2011-2011 VF: 1988-2008
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Author boxstermol
Site / Blog Bart Van Mol  Trust Rating
Tasted On 08/07/2011
Drink Dates 2011

Despite his mature age, this wine is still powerful, with a strong nose. The aromas are still significantly present. For lovers of mature wines, this is a must!

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