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Château Trotanoy Pomerol 1993
A classic plateau property, acquired in 1953. The wine has a style very close to that of Chateau Petrus, thanks to the similar nature of the soils. When ready, this wine shows enormous complexity and concentration and belongs to the most sought after Pomerols. It can easily be kept 25 years or more in great vintages.
Complex and subtle with lots going on in the glass. Not a huge wine, but has wonderful berry, chocolate, earth and mineral character. Medium in body and tannins, adding a long, delicious finish. Best after 1998.Score: 91. —James Suckling, January 31, 1996.
As a longtime fan of this property, I have been candid about my disappointment with most vintages of Trotanoy between 1983 and 1989. Certainly the 1990 appeared to be a return to the big, burly, concentrated style of Trotanoy produced in the forties, fifties, sixties, and early seventies. I am now convinced this property is on the rebound, as a result of sensational efforts in 1993, 1994, and the 1995, the latter wine the greatest Trotanoy since the 1970 and 1982. This is a wine to check out in the generally ignored 1993 vintage. Trotanoy's offering exhibits a saturated purple color, as well as a sweet, ripe nose of black-cherries, licorice, and earth. Top-class flavors, an opulent texture, medium to full body, moderate tannin, and an inner-core of sweet, jammy, concentrated fruit make this a terrific effort for the 1993 vintage. Anticipated maturity: 2001-2018. A sleeper!Score: 90. —Robert Parker, February 1997.
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