Château Haut-Trochaud, Pomerol 2016

Technical information

Region – Pomerol in between châteaux Petrus and le Pin, in the renowned ‘Haute Terrasse’, best area of Pomerol. Fabulous terroir.

Soil : clay-gravel

Grape Varieties – 100% Merlot.

Harvest & Vinification – Grapes harvested and sorted by hand. Fermentation lasts 3-4 weeks in thermo-regulated stainless steel vats.

Aging – 18 months in new oak barrels.

Vegan – no

Tasting notes

A black, deep garnet colour. Concentrated nose, aromatic and complex. Ripe fruits: blackcurrant, blackberry, violet. Toasted, spicy, vanilla, ripe tannins. Fleshy, powerful, long finish. Well-balanced and silky.

Food pairing

Duck breast or confit de canard, specialities of south west France, on indeed any other red meat with or without jus.