Saint Emilion Grand Cru 2010

Posted in 2010, Organic, Saint Emilion Gd Cru, Wine for Aging

Ch√Ęteau Trapaud 2010

Second year of organic conversion

Saint Emilion grand Cru 2010 - Ch√Ęteau Trapaud

Chateau Trapaud - Logo Béatrice

Managing Director and Cellar Master: Béatrice Larribière Head of cultivation: Mohamed Lahlou Oenologist: Stéphane Toutoundji

Volume :

10.000 bottles – 480 magnums – 1.000 half-bottles


  • 15 ha of surface under vine
  • Predominantly clay-limestone soils
  • Undergoing organic conversion since May 2009
  • Double Guyot pruning
  • De-budding, de-leafing and thinning (”green harvests”)
  • Harvesting began on the 28th of September 2010
  • Mechanical harvesting followed by manual sorting on a sorting table

Encépagment :


  • Traditional method with temperature controlled vats
  • 28 day maceration period in temperature controlled vats
  • Ageing:
    • 75% of production volume aged for 12 months in French oak barrels
    • 25% in vats
  • No fining in the blending process
  • Cross-flow filtration before bottling
  • Bottled on the 9th,10th and 11th of May 2012

Technical tasting information:

  • Saint Emilion Grand Cru 2010
  • 14.5% abv
  • Requires decanting
  • ”F√©minalise de Beaune” Silver Medal 2013
  • ”Challenge International du Vin de Bourg en Girond” Bronze Medal 2013
  • ”Concours de Grands Vins de M√Ęcon” Bronze Medal 2013
  • Undergoing organic conversion since May 2009Saint Emilion grand cru 2010

B√©atrice’s verdict:¬ę‚Ķ.¬Ľ

  Technical informations Chateau Trapaud-us-2010 (306.2 KiB, 934 hits)

Awards and prizes:

We take part in many tastings in national and international competitions.
Professional juries put our vintages in competitions with the achievements of our colleagues.
The awards obtained are gratifying because they are the proof that our work is completed.

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