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Saint Emilion Grand Cru 2011

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Saint Emilion Grand Cru 2011

Château Trapaud 2011 Third year of organic conversion Awarded Silver Medal at the Concours Agricole Général 2013 Managing Director and Cellar Master: Béatrice Larribière Head of cultivation: Mohamed Lahlou Oenologist: Stéphane Toutoundji Volume: 12.000 bottles - 400 magnums - 1000 half-bottles Cultivation: 15 ha of surface under vine Predominantly clay-limestone soils Undergoing organic conversion since [...]

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Saint Emilion Grand Cru 2010

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Saint Emilion Grand Cru 2010

Château Trapaud 2010 Second year of organic conversion 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 Cultivation: 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 [...]

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Awarded a ”Bordeaux Primeur” coup de cœur by the weekly magazine LE POINT

Posted by on Sun., December 14, 2014 in 2012, Awards, Editorials, Organic, Primeur Wine | 0 comments

Awarded a ”Bordeaux Primeur” coup de cœur by the weekly magazine LE POINT

For the Bordeaux Primeur special edition of Le Point, Jacques Dupont tasted our 2012 primeur: Tasting the Bordeaux primeurs: Introduction by Jacques Dupont LThe following comments and marks were given to wines tasted between the 18th of March and the 19th of April 2013. Five weeks were spent tasting the wines once, twice or sometimes [...]

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Time to run-off the wine!

Posted by on Sun., December 14, 2014 in 2013, Chateau's Blog, Organic | 0 comments

Time to run-off the wine!

For the 2013 harvests that began on the 27th of September: The maceration period for the Merlots has come to an end. After a tasting with Stéphane, my Oenologist, we decided to press the marc. (solid substances originating from the fermented grapes) We refer to this process as 'running off'. 'running off / écoulages'. The press [...]

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Saint Emilion Grand Cru 2012

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Saint Emilion Grand Cru 2012

Château Trapaud 2012 Saint Emilion Organic Grand Cru 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, [...]

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