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Bordeaux En Primeur 2022 Releases - Chateau Talbot

Bordeaux, Wine Investment, News, En Primeur, Critic Scores, Chateau Talbot


On the 1st of June 2023, we have seen the release of Chateau Talbot

Chateau Talbot 2022

On the 1st June 2023, we now see the release of the wine from Saint-Julien named Talbot. The ex negociant price is 48.00 Euro a bottle, up 21.2% on the 2021 release. It is being offered by the international trade for £580 per case of 12 bottles at 75cl each according to Liv-ex.


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


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.


Please see some of the scores taken from Liv-Ex as shown below:


Lin Liu

95-96

winemaniacs.club

22/05/2023


Chris Kissack

93-95

thewinedoctor.com

16/05/2023


Matthew Jukes

17.5

matthewjukes.com

16/05/2023


Neal Martin

(92-94)

vinous.com

16/05/2023


Colin Hay

94-96

thedrinksbusiness.com

15/05/2023


Peter Moser

94

falstaff.com

12/05/2023


Jane Anson

94

janeanson.com

11/05/2023


Jeb Dunnuck

93-95+

jebdunnuck.com

10/05/2023


Rod Smith

92

timatkin.com

10/05/2023


Antonio Galloni

(92-94)

vinous.com

09/05/2023


James Lawther

17

jancisrobinson.com

08/05/2023


Jeff Leve

93-95

thewinecellarinsider.com

04/05/2023


Jean-Marc Quarin

93

quarin.com

01/05/2023


William Kelley

(93 - 95)

robertparker.com

28/04/2023


James Suckling

94-95

jamessuckling.com

19/04/2023

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