More information about Saint-Emilion AOP 1er Grand Cru Classé - Château Trotte Vieille
In the glass, the Saint-Emilion 1er Grand Cru Classé of Château Trotte Vieille presents a dense purple color. At the edges, there is also a color transition to garnet red. If you give it some air in the glass by swirling, this red wine reveals a high viscosity, which is evident in strong church windows at the edge of the glass. This French cuvée presents wonderfully expressive notes of strawberries, sour cherries, black currants and raspberries in the glass. These are joined by hints of other fruits.
On the palate, the Saint-Emilion 1er Grand Cru Classé from Château Trotte Vieille starts pleasantly dry, grippy and aromatic. This velvety red wine is full-bodied and multifaceted on the palate. In the finish, this mature wine from the wine-growing region of Bordeaux finally inspires with considerable length. There are again hints of sour cherry and raspberry. In the aftertaste, mineral notes of the soils dominated by clay and limestone are added.
Vinification of the Saint-Emilion 1er Grand Cru Classé from Château Trotte Vieille
The powerful Saint-Emilion 1er Grand Cru Classé from France is a cuvée made from the grape varieties Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. The grapes grow under optimal conditions in Bordeaux. The vines here dig their roots deep into soils of limestone and clay. Saint-Emilion 1er Grand Cru Classé is an Old World wine through and through, as this Frenchman exudes an extraordinary European charm that clearly underscores the success of Old World wines. The grapes for this red wine from France, when perfectly ripe, are harvested exclusively by hand. After the grapes are harvested, they quickly arrive at the winery. Here they are selected and carefully broken up. Then fermentation takes place in small wood at controlled temperatures. Fermentation is followed by aging for 18 months in French oak barriques.
Food recommendation for the Saint-Emilion 1er Grand Cru Classé from Château Trotte Vieille
Enjoy this red wine from France best tempered at 15 - 18°C as a companion to potato pan with salmon, duck breast with sugar snap peas or spaghetti with caper-tomato sauce.
Awards for the Saint-Emilion 1er Grand Cru Classé from Château Trotte Vieille
This wine from Saint-Emilion not only convinces us, no also renowned wine critics awarded it with 90 points and more. Among the ratings are for the 2015 vintage
- Wine Advocate - Robert M. Parker - 96 points
- Decanter - 95 points
- James Suckling - 99 points
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