Chateau Trotanoy Pomerol 2018 750ml
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Chateau Trotanoy Pomerol 2018

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750ml
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$399.97

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Category Red Wine
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Origin France, Bordeaux, Pomerol
Brand Chateau Trotanoy
Alcohol/vol 15%
Trotanoy is a naturally profound, complex, richly-concentrated wine with out- standing aging potential. The wine possesses a deep color and a dense, pow- erful nose, repeated on the palate with the addition of creamy, dark chocolate notes, and a singular concentration of flavor owed to its very old vines.
Jeb Dunnuck
  • jd100

Another heavenly Pomerol in the vintage, the 2018 Château Trotanoy checks in as 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc brought up in (I suspect) lots of new French oak (although it's certainly not apparent). Revealing a dense purple hue as well as a smorgasbord-like bouquet of blackcurrants, dried flowers, cured meats, violets, tobacco, and chocolate, it hits the palate with full-bodied richness, a sexy, seductive texture, building yet sweet tannins, and just a rich, concentrated, yet flawless profile on the palate that's already impossible to resist. Nevertheless, a good 7-8 years of bottle age are warranted, and this magical elixir is going to evolve for 40 years or more.

March 11, 2021
Wine Enthusiast
  • we96

This is a great estate performing at its best. In this latest release, massive tannins give black-plum fruits concentration and layers of spice and licorice flavors. The wine is set for long-term aging and certainly should not be touched before 2027.

May 1, 2021
Wine Spectator
  • ws95

Rich, with a velvety feel to the mix of crushed plum and steeped fig and boysenberry fruit. Lots of dried anise, tobacco, charcoal and black tea curl around the finish, where a graphite spine is deeply imbedded. Well-structured for the cellar too. Best from 2023 through 2038. 1,375 cases made.

March 31, 2021

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