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Château Trotanoy Red Bordeaux Blend Pomerol 2009

Winemaker's Notes:

*The 2009 unquestionably surpasses the 1982* (which was the finest effort since the 1961) and eclipses anything made since. *By far the greatest Trotanoy of my professional career,* the 2009 boasts a dense plum/purple color as well as a meaty, earthy nose buttressed by enormous quantities of black fruits, cherries, and spice. Abundant glycerin, viscosity, purity, and elegance are all part of this massive, exuberant, powerful Trotanoy. *One of the most prodigious wines of the vintage,* it should come into its own in 8-10 years, and last 30-40 years thereafter. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate (97-100 pts.)*We will notify you on arrival Summer 2012.*

External Reviews for Château Trotanoy Red Bordeaux Blend Pomerol

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
02/07/2012

I don't know what the 1961 Trotanoy tasted like in its youth, but the 2009 unquestionably surpasses the 1982 (which was the finest effort since the 1961) and eclipses anything made since. By far the greatest Trotanoy of my professional career, the 20... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2009 Trotanoy 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
03/14/2013

Beneath the surface tannins is great Merlot fruit, very ripe and full-bodied, a powerhouse of flavors. The depth and complexity of the wine is all there, along with a dark core of dryness. A wine for long-term aging. Cellar Selection. Wine Enthusiast. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2009 Trotanoy 1500ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
03/19/2013

Meaty and rich and eminently swallowable. Very fine and concentrated. Very long. 18.5/20 Jancis Robinson. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2009 Trotanoy 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
07/29/2014

An absolutely prodigious wine the dense purple 2009 Trotanoy exudes extraordinary notes of minerals forest floor sweet black currants and black cherry jam along with floral notes and graphite. Very full-bodied with silky tannins fabulous opulence and palate presence this terrific wine should be at its best in 7-10 years and last for 20 or more. Think of it as a more concentrated "bigger" version of the extraordinary 1998. 98+ Robert Parkers Wine Advocate.


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
06/20/2014

A deep nose of blueberries with chocolate mousse that turns to licorice and hints of rose petal. Full-bodied with velvety tannins that fill your mouth. But they are always soft and caressing. They last for minutes. I love the texture to this wine; it is like plush velvet. Best in 2018 but so inviting now. James Suckling.


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
06/20/2014

Served blind at the Southwold 2009 tasting. What a fabulous Pomerol this is. The nose creeps up on you dishing out blackberry pain grille and fruitcake later chestnuts unfurling slowing in the glass. It is soft and bashful. The palate is medium-bodied with fine tannins. It is succulent and ripe with toasty oak towards the chestnut tinged finish that will need further bottle age to integrate. There is a wonderful peppery note on the aftertaste. Is this the Trotanoy that dares to challenge the


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
06/20/2014

The 2009 Trotanoy is flat out magnificent and clearly one of the top handful of wines made in Bordeaux in this vintage. Of all the Pomerols that I tasted on this trip only P


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*The 2009 unquestionably surpasses the 1982* (which was the finest effort since the 1961) and eclipses anything made since. *By far the greatest Trotanoy of my professional career,* the 2009 boasts a dense plum/purple color as well as a meaty, earthy nose buttressed by enormous quantities of black fruits, cherries, and spice. Abundant glycerin, viscosity, purity, and elegance are all part of this massive, exuberant, powerful Trotanoy. *One of the most prodigious wines of the vintage,* it should come into its own in 8-10 years, and last 30-40 years thereafter. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate (97-100 pts.)*We will notify you on arrival Summer 2012.*

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