Chateau Trotanoy Pomerol 2010 750ml - Bottle Shop of Spring Lake

Chateau Trotanoy Pomerol 2010

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Chateau Trotanoy Pomerol 2010 750ml
$499.00
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$399.00

SKU 02524

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Benefitting from an exceptional location and terroir, 'when Trotanoy hits the bull's eye, it can easily rival its stablemate Petrus.' Robert Parker Planted to 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc and owned by the firm of Jean-Pierre Moueix, the Trotanoy estate is situated on soil of clay and gravel, with old vines averaging 35 years. The wines are vinified and handled in exactly the same way as Petrus, except only 40% new oak barrels are used each year.
Category Red Wine
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Region France, Bordeaux, Pomerol
Brand Chateau Trotanoy
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
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Wine SpectatorDense and slightly chewy, this features girders of charcoal-coated grip running from start to finish, along with bay leaf, smoldering tobacco and warm tar. But don't be fooled-there's also loads of fruit, offering dark plum, blackberry and black currant notes, laced with hints of mulling spice and alder. Terrific old-school grip powers the finish, and should easily pull this through two decades in the cellar. The brick-house Pomerol of the vintage. Best from 2017 through 2040.

James Molesworth, March 31, 2013
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Wine AdvocateTasted at the Trotanoy vertical in Hong Kong, the 2010 Trotanoy was consistent with my previous tasting notes. The bouquet, this time, was unapologetically Pomerol whereas in the past it has swayed a little towards Saint Emilion. There are still those hints of marmalade that infuse the black fruit, although there is now more mineralité emerging. The palate is beautifully balanced with fine but firm tannin. Again, the mineralité locked into this wine is at a level that I have not seen before, and the energy, the coiled-up tension on the finish is just outstanding. Is it as good as the 2009? Perhaps not quite...but, it is not far off. Tasted November 2016.

Neal Martin, June 30, 2017
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VinousGood full red. Great depth and complexity to the aromas of raspberry, strawberry, baked bread, tobacco and black olive. Plush, sweet and remarkably mouthfilling, conveying a compelling creaminess of texture but also a magically light touch and outstanding finesse. The thick flavors of red fruits, cocoa powder, meat and forest floor are perfectly supported by very smooth but serious tannins. Finishes with great persistence. A real essence of Pomerol: one of the sexiest wines of my tastings this spring but it's hard to believe that this wine won't go through a sullen stage in the bottle.

Stephen Tanzer, July 2013
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Wine EnthusiastA complex wine, exhibiting smoky tannins, rich fruit, a dark texture and concentration. Produced by the Moueix winemaking team, it feels complete with its sense of style and elegance as well as weight. Give this powerful wine many years in the cellar.

Roger Voss, May 1, 2013