Wine Chateau Trotte Vieille, Premier Grand Cru Classe St. Emilion AOC, 2006
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Reviews of purchase Chateau Trotte Vieille, Premier Grand Cru Classe St. Emilion AOC, 2006
The wine has an intense dark purple color.
On the palate the wine is felt notes of smoke, tobacco, flowers, berries and minerals. The finish is full of nuances of fresh red berries.
Berry aroma of the wine is complemented by notes of baking and herbal undertones.
The wine goes well with meat dishes, game and mature cheeses.
Wine Chateau Trotte Vieille made from three grape varieties, hand-picked in October. Kriomatseratsiya before the fermentation takes 4 days. Alcoholic fermentation at controlled temperature lasts 15-20 days. Extract of wine for 12-18 months passes in new French oak barrels.
Chateau Trot Vieille belongs to Premier Grand Cru Classe B and is one of the oldest Chateau Saint-Emilion. The vineyard Chateau still be found unvaccinated vines survived the phylloxera epidemic. For the first time on the farm mentioned in the XV century. Name lady who lived in those places in the XIV century and was the name of the economy. She was very interested in the news from Bordeaux and therefore often hurried to the crossroads, where stagecoaches were going out of town. This has resulted in the emergence of the nickname "mincing old lady" or "la trotte vieille". As in other farms Philippe Casteja, in the last 7-8 years quality wines Chateau Trotte Vieille increased significantly.
Vineyard Chateau, located on the top of the plateau Saint Emilion, has south-western exposure. The soils are rich in these places as sandstone and clay. Stocking density of vines - 7500 per hectare, and their average age is 50 years. There is also a section with ungrafted vines of Cabernet Franc, their age is 140 years.
Bori-Manu - one of the largest family-owned companies in the production of wine in France. Established in 1870, at first it was called "Eugene Borie Freres", since she owned Bori brothers. After World War II, the brothers Marcel and Francis divided. Marseille became the leader of the economy, whose headquarters is located in Bordeaux, and called it "Borie-Manoux". Today the winery "Borie-Manoux" deals not only production, but also the sale and distribution of its wines both in France and around the world.
The property is the current owner of the family business Philippe Casteja is about 250 hectares of vineyards located in the best areas of the Bordeaux region - O-Médoc, Saint-Estephe, Pomerol, Saint-Emilion, Pauillac. Agriculture Borie-Manoux offers a wide selection of wines - high-quality table wines, wines of Grand Cru Class from its own vineyards and wines of Bordeaux small castles.