Saint Emilion Grand Cru 2012

Posted in 2012, Organic, Saint Emilion Gd Cru

Agriculture-Biologique-CertifieChâteau Trapaud 2012

Saint Emilion Organic Grand Cru

Château Trapaud millésime 2014

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

Volume :

15.000 bottles – 400 magnums

Cultivation:

  • 15 ha of surface under vine
  • Predominantly clay-limestone soils
  • Double Guyot pruning
  • Organic farming since 2009
  • De-budding, de-leafing and thinning (”green harvests”)
  • Grapes harvested October 4th, 2012
  • Mechanical harvesting followed by manual sorting on a sorting table.

Planting ratio:

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Vinification :

  • Traditional method with temperature controlled vats
  • Cross-flow filtration
  • 28 day maceration period in temperature controlled vats
  • Ageing:
    • 71% of production volume aged for 12 months in French oak barrels
    • 29% in vats
  • No fining in the blending process
  • Bottled on May 26th, 27th and 28th, 2014

  Technical informations Chateau Trapaud-us-2015 (264.3 KiB, 475 hits)

Technical tasting information:

  • 13.5% abv
  • This vintage is lively and well balanced between fruit and tannins.
  • Requires decanting
  • Certified Organic wine.

Béatrice’s verdict: « A complex wine, full of fruit and freshness, with young yet noteworthy tannins.»

Awards and prizes:

We take part in many tastings as well as national and international competitions.
Professional judging panels put our vintages to the test against the creations of our fellow winemakers.
The awards obtained are gratifying because they are proof that our work has been a success.

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