Red

1981 Château Trotanoy

Red Bordeaux Blend

  • France
  • Bordeaux
  • Libournais
  • Pomerol
Drink between 1993 - 2011 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 9

  • Claret & CdP Gang Likes this wine: (92 points)

    May 1, 2015 - Color: medium red
    Nose: still alive & kicking! Mainly earth and mushrooms, not much primary fruits, green streak after 2 hours
    Palate: delicious old Bordeaux, very mellow, and till has some red fruits, drink up if you have this trot, I enjoyed this Trot
    Rated: 92

  • vindictive wrote:

    November 30, 2014 - similar to previous experience, lighter body - not obviously Right bank, but a nice old claret - drink up.

  • John McCabe wrote: (95 points)

    April 7, 2013 - Similar to previous notes. Lovely, expressive, showing subtlety and finesse. So elegant and refined.

  • John McCabe wrote: (95 points)

    March 5, 2013 - One of the most beautiful Bordeaux I've had in a while. So floral,with wonderful fruit, such captivating complexity and a persistent finish. This is an amazing reminder for me, if I ever needed one, of how well a classic, well aged Bordeaux can taste. The pedigree and class of this is so obvious. Perhaps '81 is undervalued, especially in the shadow of '82..my rating here is very conservative; am trying to keep my exuberance restrained...

  • clericjohnbrown wrote: (92 points)

    October 6, 2010 - Well, god damn. This held up strong and brilliantly. Not a ton of fruit but oozing with complexity and elegance. Won't hold up much longer, but at least a couple more years.

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View From the Cellar

  • By John Gilman
    Sep/Oct 2013, Issue #47, Château Trotanoy: One of Pomerol’s True First Growth Estates

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 1981
  • Type Red
  • Producer Château Trotanoy
  • Varietal Red Bordeaux Blend
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Bordeaux
  • SubRegion Libournais
  • Appellation Pomerol

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 2 (2%)
  • In Cellars 89 (79%)
  • Consumed 22 (19%)

Food Pairing

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Who Likes This Wine

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