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Château Talbot 2022 released En Primeur

  • Château Talbot 2022 has been released at £580 per 12×75.
  • Neal Martin scored the wine 92-94 points and called it ‘delicious’.
  • Buyers looking for value might want to consider the 2019 and 2020 vintages.

As part of this year’s Bordeaux En Primeur campaign, Château Talbot has been released at €48 per bottle ex-négociant, up 21.2% on the 2021 release (€39.60).

It is being offered by the international trade for £580 per 12×75, up 22.9% on the 2021s opening price (£472 per 12×75).

Based on today’s release, buyers searching for value have several options among back vintages.

See more pricing analysis below.

Critics’ scores

Neal Martin (Vinous) gave the wine a barrel range of 92-94 points, calling it ‘well balanced’. He notes it is ‘a delicious Talbot’, but that it ‘needs a little more depth in the middle’ and will ‘appeal to those seeking classicism’.

Jane Anson awarded the wine a score of 94 points, calling it ‘an impressive Talbot’ and noting it is ‘one to follow over ageing’.

James Suckling gave the wine a score of 93-95 points and predicts that it will become Saint-Julien’s ‘most exciting wine since the 1980s’.

Fair Value analysis

There is no significant correlation between Talbot Market Prices and Neal Martin scores – the chosen critic for Liv-ex’s ‘Fair Value’ methodology.

According to the chart above, buyers have a few options for value among back vintages.

The 2019 looks attractive, boasting a score of 94 points from Neal Martin (Vinous), the highest in the last decade. He calls it ‘one of the best recent vintages’ that will ‘age with style’. It is available at a discount of 15.5% to today’s release. The 2020 vintage, which is available at a 17.4% discount to today’s release, also offers relative value for money and was rated 93 points by Neal Martin.

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Liv-ex analysis is drawn from the world’s most comprehensive database of fine wine prices. The data reflects the real-time activity of Liv-ex’s 620+ merchant members from across the globe. Together they represent the largest pool of liquidity in the world – currently £100m of bids and offers across 16,000 wines.        

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