Product Overview

Overall rating:

Points 89
Grape Variety:Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc
Drink:2016-2026

Product:

Château Trotte Vieille 2006

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This product is featured in: Bordeaux 2006 wines to drink now – Jane Anson.

Château Trotte Vieille, Grand Cru Classé, St-Émilion, Bordeaux 2006

This is a little upfront in its charms, there is dark cherry ripeness but the oak is a touch on the vanilla side. A contemporary styled 2006, aged in 100% new oak, tannins are still present but starting to integrate well. Things slide a touch abruptly to the finish. Can see the pleasure, good potential today with some carafing, and over the next decade.

The field blend is 55% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Franc and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon, grown over 10 hectares.

Price: UK – £35 – £38 Bordeaux Index, Fine & Rare. US – $110 – $138 Millesima, Your Wine Cellar

Alc 13.5%
Drink 2016 – 2026

Taster: Jane Anson

Stockist source: Wine-Searcher.com