Trapet and Chambertin - two words that for 100 years have been closely linked together by the Trapet family's important ownership of vines in this mighty grand cru. Arthur Trapet decided to buy his first plot of Chambertin in May 1919, and this … [Read more...] about Terroir Insight: Domaine Jean Trapet Chambertin
The Danish Burgundy importer Vinrosen offer a large range of fine Burgundy wines - and their annual vintage tasting is therefore a great opportunity to visit a vintage - or should I say re-visit ,, and taste the wines from bottle. Impressions red … [Read more...] about Tasting of some 2015s .. how are they doing?
I was ready and looking forward - my second visit of Domaine Trapet - and my last visit of the November 2017 tour of Burgundy. A great pleasure to visit Jean-Louis Trapet, as he is one of visionary frontrunners of biodynamic viticulture in … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Trapet – Tasting the 2016s from cask
The Gevrey-Chambertin appellation is large with quite a lot of rather large Grand Crus generously allocated when the current classification was established. Not all plots of the Gevrey Grand Crus are of high standard, and yet still they are famous in … [Read more...] about Vineyard Insight: Latricières-Chambertin
I have been following the progress of Domaine Trapet over the years, and when I tasted the 2010s I got really exited and thrilled by the airy lightness that had entered the character of the wines. Not to be specific .. this could have happened at … [Read more...] about Visit Domaine Trapet – Tasting the 2015s from cask
One rarely taste four evenly matched grand crus from the top end on a saturday afternoon. This was nevertheles the case today when Clos de Tart, Bonnes Mares from Vogüé and Roumier were opened with the Chambertin from Trapet. All wines were from … [Read more...] about Matching the big crus – from Chambolle to Le Chambertin
The 1989 Chambertin Vieilles Vignes from Trapet is perfectly mature and simply delightful. The nose is very floral and expressive with a lovely fully mature red fruit, oriental spices ... sous-bois, cherries, curry and violets. On the palate vibrant … [Read more...] about Domaine Trapet, Chambertin Vieilles Vignes 1989
The Latricieres Chambertin 2012 from Trapet impressed me quite a lot, and things certainly seems to move in the right direction at this domaine. The nose offer fine expressive red and dark fruit - notes of strawberries, raspberries and darker … [Read more...] about Domaine Trapet, Latricieres Chambertin 2012