Red

1998 Château Trotanoy

Red Bordeaux Blend

  • France
  • Bordeaux
  • Libournais
  • Pomerol
Drink between 2013 - 2029 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 77

  • vinhonotte Likes this wine: 93 points

    July 27, 2019 - Fine Wines SG - Pomerol and Graves Grand Cru Tasting (Fine Wines SG): Seems like some black cherries, plums, and cassis, punching through the base of redcurrant and grass, and some red peppers. A fair finish, and somewhat meaty, spicy and peppery. Enjoyable

  • Jammy Wine Likes this wine: 92 points

    June 12, 2019 - The highly acclaimed Trotanoy 1998 is still an infant today. Old school style of structure and fragrant (less new oak / lower toast?). Rich and exuberant dark fruits and complex meaty nose, blackcurrant, mocha, earthy truffles and dark plums. Great concentration with a solid core, the meaty structure reminds me of 1989 Montrose. FYI: The winemaker preferred Trotanoy 1998 over Petrus 1998. Though I preferred the lushness of Petrus 1998. Drink from 2030. (91-92/100)

  • rocon17 Likes this wine: 92 points

    June 8, 2019 - Trotanoy vertical, Decanter Masterclass, Edouard Moueix Jun 8, 2019

  • sooper65 wrote: 97 points

    March 4, 2019 - Sumptuous in the extreme; rich and deep yet light on its feet, with superb balance and integrity
    Dark and plummy, ripe, opulent, and I WANT MORE.
    Outstanding

  • kennygie99 Likes this wine: 97 points

    February 22, 2019 - An intoxicating perfume of ripe berries, black truffles and kirsch.

    So wonderfully smooth and rounded on the palate, it is like drinking liquid silk. Powerful but feminine, with a seamless finish.

    Easily another 2 decades ahead.

    Pure and sexy!

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Decanter

  • By Jane Anson
    Château Trotanoy vertical, 6/7/2019 (link)

    (Château Trotanoy, Pomerol, Red) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By John Gilman
    Jan/Feb 2018, Issue #73, Always the Right Time For the Right Bank Another Compendium From St. Émilion and Pomerol

    (Château Trotanoy (Pomerol)) Subscribe to see review text.

Decanter

  • By Andrew Jefford
    Jefford's top Trotanoy vintages to try, 2/3/2017 (link)

    (Château Trotanoy, Pomerol, France, Red) Subscribe to see review text.

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

    (Château Trotanoy) Subscribe to see review text.

Vinous

  • By Ian D'Agata
    March 2012 (link)

    (Chateau Trotanoy Pomerol) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    3/11/2006 (link)

    (Ch Trotanoy Pomerol Red) Subscribe to see review text.

Vinous

  • By Stephen Tanzer
    July/August 2002, IWC Issue #103 (link)

    (Chateau Trotanoy Pomerol) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    6/28/2002 (link)

    (Ch Trotanoy Pomerol Red) Subscribe to see review text.

Vinous

  • By Stephen Tanzer
    May/June 2001, IWC Issue #96 (link)

    (Chateau Trotanoy Pomerol) Subscribe to see review text.

  • By Stephen Tanzer
    May/June 2000, IWC Issue #90 (link)

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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    May/June 1999, IWC Issue #84 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 1998
  • 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 56 (2%)
  • In Cellars 2,106 (66%)
  • Consumed 1,010 (32%)

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