Original
177 Ratings
Chateau Talbot Saint-Julien

Wine Details

Style

Red

Wine Description

(1996 Vintage) Lots of blackberry, licorice and light tar aromas. Full-bodied, with chewy tannins and a long finish.

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    It needed about 45 min to open. Had nice tannins and a finish that changed in complexity the longer that it decanted. Could taste the notes thoughout.

    over 2 years
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  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate.
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator.
  • Wine & Spirits
    (2004 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 10/07
  • Wine Spectator
    (2004 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/31/07
  • Wine Spectator
    (1996 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 01/01/07