The 2016 Chateau Talbot wine has smooth texture of this wine is deceptive. Behind its ripe black fruits and acidity, the wine has a strong sense of structure to give shape and potential to the freshness and fruit. This 2016 Talbot is already a beautiful St.-Julien wine. The Chateau Talbot wine will age, not perhaps for the really long term but certainly it is worth waiting until 2025.
The Chateau Talbot wine is best served with all types of classic meat dishes, veal, pork, beef, lamb, duck, game, roast chicken, roasted, braised, stewed and grilled dishes. This Talbot wine is also good when served with Asian dishes, hearty seafood or richly textured fish like tuna, mushrooms, pasta and cheese.
96 points Wine Spectator
95 points Wine Enthusiast
94 points James Suckling