A great value classic style Pauillac full of cassis and damson fruits. Discipline, patience and controlled risk-taking were necessary skills to deal with such a complicated weather pattern. This strategy paid off, allowing them to produce perfectly ripe grapes for each variety. The result is a fruity, powerful and complex vintage, of a similar quality level as the last 2 vintages, and between the…
The wine is very aromatic with a nose of ripe black cherries and violets. The palate is medium-bodied with ripe tannins and opulent fruit, which continues through to the finish. The use of both old and new oak adds a spicy complexity to the palate. The finish is long and smooth.
Dense and deep ruby colour. Perfumed nose of violet and cassis with mineral tones. Fresh and energetic on the palate, with suave flavors of dark berries, minerals and dry herbs. This captivating Talbot has lovely length and balance.
Medium to deep garnet colored, the 2008 Clos du Marquis gives up notes of warm cassis, mocha, plum preserves and tobacco with a touch of Mediterranean herbs. Medium to full-bodied, the palate is solidly structured with firm, chewy tannins backing up the muscular fruit core, culminating in a mineral-laced finish.