OENOFOROS Product Details 0025 Oenoforos Chateau Talbot Saint Julien 2015
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CHATEAU TALBOT SAINT JULIEN 2015
Country: France,Bordeaux,Saint Julien
Grape Varieties:
Cabernet Sauvignon Blend
AWARDS
Jeannie Cho Lee: 94/100

Tasting Notes: 
Great nose of typical St Julien characteristics of leather, earth, pencils etc all within a classy capsule of subtle new oak . Velvety mouthfeel of plump, ripe, black fruits, even at this early stage of its life. Great length. Great Talbot.

Food Pairing: Beef and Venison

Saint-Julien is a small but important red wine appellation of the Haut-Médoc district on the Left Bank of Bordeaux in south-western France. Its reputation is based on its status as a reliable source of consistently elegant, age-worthy wines.



Case Bottles: 12
Product Id: 0025

BOTTLE

€120,00

CASE PRICE

€1.440,00
Available Stock: 13 items
For orders €100,00 or more we deliver free to your place (within city limits)
The Grape
Cab.Sauvignon Blend
Cabernet Sauvignon lends itself particularly well in blends with Merlot. This is actually the archetypal Bordeaux blend, though in different proportions in the sub-regions and sometimes topped up with Cabernet Franc, Malbec, and Petit Verdot.

In the Médoc and Graves the percentage of Cabernet Sauvignon in the blend can range from 95% to as low as 40%. It is particularly suited to the dry, warm, free- draining, gravel-rich soils and is responsible for the redolent cassis characteristics as well as the depth of colour, tannic structure and pronounced acidity of Médoc wines. However 100% Cabernet Sauvignon wines can be slightly hollow-tasting in the middle palate and Merlot with its generous, fleshy fruit flavours acts as a perfect foil by filling in this cavity.

In St-Emilion and Pomerol, the blends are Merlot dominated as Cabernet Sauvignon can struggle to ripen there - when it is included, it adds structure and body to the wine. Sassicaia is the most famous Bordeaux blend in Italy and has spawned many imitations, whereby the blend is now firmly established in the New World and particularly in California and Australia.