2001 Château Trotte Vieille St. Émilion Grand Cru Wine Tasting Note


2001 Château Trotte Vieille  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 88

Light, elegant, soft, fresh and fully mature, the wine focuses on its lifted red plums. white cherries, wet earth, flowers, thyme and cigar box profile. There is no reason to age this any longer.

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When to Drink Chateau Trotte Vieille, Anticipated Maturity, Decanting Time

Chateau Trotte Vieille is much better with at least 7-9 years of aging in good vintages. Young vintages can be decanted for 1-2 hours, or more. This allows the wine to soften and open its perfume.

Older vintages might need very little decanting, just enough to remove the sediment. Chateau Trotte Vieille offers its best drinking and should reach peak maturity between 8-25 years of age after the vintage.

Serving Chateau Trotte Vieille with Wine, Food, Pairing Tips

Chateau Trotte Vieille is best served at 15.5 degrees Celsius, 60 degrees Fahrenheit. The cool, almost cellar temperature gives the wine more freshness and lift.

Chateau Trotte Vieille is best served with all types of classic meat dishes, veal, pork, beef, lamb, duck, game, roast chicken, roasted, braised and grilled dishes and hearty fish courses like tuna, pasta, risotto and cheese.