Merlot: 51%, Cabernet Sauvignon: 41%, Petit Verdot: 8%Ageing potential 2018-2035+Tasting notes:Crimson in colour with deep purple highlights. Closed, understated, elegant, and refined on the nose - both floral and fruity with overtones of rose petal, coriander, black pepper, and raspberry. Fresh, understated, and beautifully balanced on the palate. Tremendously long aftertaste and tannin very much in balance. Straightforward with a great future ahead of it. - Enrico Bernardo
A forward, peppery, black currant-scented perfume emerges from this deep ruby/purple-tinged 2003. With good ripeness, moderate tannin, soft acidity, and a precocious, forward style, it can be enjoyed over the next 10-12 years.
This wine has a beautiful purple red color. Its fragrance is complex, combining fruit notes with some aromatic freshness. His mouth, fleshy and velvety, giving way to a long and fruity finish.
An elegant purple tinted wine with a powerful nose of red and black fruits and subtle cedar and tobacco notes. On the palate it is spicy with lots of juicy fruit, good acidity and fine tannins.
A classical claret with a rounded, smooth garnet. Fully mature fruit with a deep, fragrant, chocolatey, leafy overtone. On the pallate, a soft, velvety texture with a lovely and soft; gentle, attractive finish.
Chateau Talbot, we trust, needs minimal introduction: a Bordeaux Quatrième Cru chateau (and a veritable institution) in Medoc’s St-Julien AOC. Their grand vin, or first wine, is a Bordeaux superstar: thing is, you’ll seldom find it at less than £50 a bottle … and then you need to cellar it for ten years. This, the Connetable, on the other hand, is the chateau’s second wine and this, the 2007, has been cellaring nicely; supple body, soft tannins: check. This is a big but complex wine, as you might expect from its heritage. It does all that you would expect of a big, Left Bank red – cedar, vanilla, tobacco boxes – yes, all of that – atop the cassis of the Cab Sauv and the plums of the Merlot.
Full of elegance and finesse, releases aromas of blueberry and mocha and notes of grilled wood and vanilla with marvellous amplitude, after one has experienced its velvety body.