Land Frankrijk
Regio Bordeaux
Streek Saint Emilion
Oogstjaar 2016
€ 96,00 € 103,50 per fles

Wijndetails

Wijnsoort Rood
Druiven 45% Merlot, 2% Cabernet Sauvignon en 53% Cabernet Franc
Op dronk van 2023 tot 2045
Flesinhoud 0.75 Liter
Alcoholpercentage 13.0 %
Flessluiting Natuurkurk
Verpakking 12 per kist
Recensie: WA 93-95 / JS 97-98 / TA 96 / JR 18,5
Château Trotte Vieille 2016 Saint Emilion 1er GCC

Beoordelingen

Wine Advocate
robertparker.com
Score: 93-95

The 2016 Trottevieille is a blend of 45% Merlot, 2% Cabernet Sauvignon and 53% Cabernet Franc picked on 6 October for the Merlot and 18 October for the Cabernets, one of the latest in recent years. The yield was 37 hectoliters per hectare, and it is matured entirely in new oak. The bouquet is quite intense, although personally I would have employed less new oak. However, it does open up nicely in the glass and imparts nuances such as orange blossom and incense aromas with time. The palate is medium-bodied with fine tannin, well judged acidity, and here I feel the oak is simpatico with the fruit. It has a lovely grainy texture, great depth and maintains precision all the way through to the finish. This is a strong follow-up to the 2015 Trottevieille although it will require several years in bottle to subsume the oak.

Decanter

Score: 94 punten (in-bottle tasting). A striking start to this wine as the ripe black fruits bristle then soften against the tannic structure, held carefully through the mid-palate and then lifted up on the finish to reveal their juiciness. Aromatic freshness combines with flavours of bitter dark chocolate, tight black cherries, slate and mineral notes. The 100% new oak is barely discernible except for a very light edge of charred cedar. I like this very much. 53% Cabernet Franc, 45% Merlot and 2% Cabernet Sauvignon.

Vinous | Neil Martin

94 punten
The 2016 Trotte Vieille has a fresh bouquet, lively and generous with tensile black fruit laced with cedar and graphite, the Cabernet Franc quite expressive. The medium-bodied palate is focused and full of energy, offering supple tannin and coalescing nicely toward the sweet, almost sorbet-fresh finish. Superb.

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