Château du Trignon

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Gigondas Red
AOC Gigondas

Tasting notes :
Brillant ruby colour. Notes of toast, mocha, "guarrigue" and cloves. A fresh , powerful attack. Full- bodied, complexe structure. Delicate oaky finish.

Terroir :
3 terroirs : -Soft clay and limestone -Alluvium with chatterd stones -Sapphire glass and sandstone

Winemaking :
Partial de-stemming. Vatting time : 3 to 4 weeks. MLF and maturing in oak for a proportion

4 grapes varieties : Cinsault - 神索 - Mourvèdre - 慕合怀特 - Syrah - 西拉 - Grenache - 歌海娜


vintage 2010 A classical Gigondas, that has an overall elegant, yet complex profile, the 2010 Château du Trignon (a blend of Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre, and Cinsault) offers clean, pure aromas of garrigue, wild flowers, black tea, and mineral-laced red and black fruits. Silky and polished on the palate, with a medium-bodied feel and the hallmark fine, sweet tannin of the vintage, this builds in the glass, yet always stays classy and fine. It will benefit from 1-2 years of bottle age, and shine for 7-8 years or so. (september 2012)

Vintage 2010 Bright ruby-red. A complex bouquet displays scents of fresh red berries, spicecake and underbrush. Lively and precise, offering silky raspberry and cherry flavors underscored by juicy acidity and a hint of floral pastille. Seamless and impressively persistent on the finish, which echoes the red fruit note.

Vintage 2010 - Video

Vintage 2011 - Along the same lines, quality wise, the 2011 Gigondas Chateau Du Trignon is an upfront, fruit loaded and medium-bodied effort that gives up loads of earthy dark fruit, licorice and roasted meat-like qualities. Enjoy it over the coming 4-5 years.

Vintage 2011 Deep ruby. High-pitched aromas of red berries and Asian spices. Offers ripe strawberry and raspberry flavors with bright acidity emphasizing the vivid red fruit. Gains flesh and weight with air but maintains a suave, lithe character. Approachable and emphatically fruity, finishing with nervy cut and spicy persistence.

Jahrgang: 2011 - Hat alles, Viel Saft und Stoff bei feinem Biss, ein Gigondas der braven Version Ce vin est dans la tradition, beaucoup de jus et de matière, avec un mordant délicat. Un Gigondas de belle réalisation

Vintage 2011

Vintage 2011: Concentrated, mature garnet. Empyreumatic nose of smoke, garrigue, condiments and sun-ripened fruit. Inviting, warm palate where powerfulness is restrained by aromatic freshness on the finish. A classic, sound wine.

Vintage 2012:

vintage 2012 - (vat/casks - tasted on december 2013) dark red, purple. Has a warm, soaked fruits and garrigue make-up on the nose, a plump aroma of local richness, a strike of licorice. The palate starts on discreetly muscular, packed red fruit that delivers baked notes late on, the fruit compressed there. Very young, and quite forceful from within. Late salty notes liven it. Solid quality Gigondas. From 2016. 2026-27

Vintage 2012- Bright ruby-red. Ripe and expressive on the nose, displaying deeply pitched black and blue fruit aromas and a hint of cracked pepper. Broad, sappy and smoky in the mouth, offering sweet blackberry and cola flavors with a hint of spicecake. The blackberry note resonates on the smooth, clinging, seemingly tannin-free finish. This assertively fruity wine would be a good ringer in a blind flight of New World Grenache-based bottlings.

Vintage 2012 - The nose is fruity, gourmand, relatively full and offers a slight freshness. It reveals notes of plum cream and crushed boysenberry associated with slight hints of black cherry, liquorices as well as a discreet hint of toasted oak/chocolate hint and a very discreet hint of thyme (after aeration on the glass). The palate is fruity, mineral, tight, fresh, sleek and offers a slight tension, a slight suavity as well as fat. In the mouth this wine expresses notes of plum, crushed blackberry, black cherry and slight notes of cho¬colate associated with slight hints of zan as well as a discreet hint of clove. Tannins are well-built. Good length. There are slight touches of dark chocolate on the persistence.



VINTAGE 2012 - The nose is aromatic, racy and offers power as well as a slight concentration. It reveals notes of crushed cassis and crushed blackberry combined with small notes of black cherry, Zan, a hint of blueberry / cornflower as well as discreet touches of toasted oak, spices and gray pepper. The palate is fruity, beautifully gourmand, well built, racy, very slightly tight, suaves, gourmand, elegant and offers a slight density, a fine fat, dynamism, a beautiful guideline, a nice acid frame, a slight concentration, a small freshness, a beautiful definition as well as a slight tension. On the palate this wine expresses notes of fleshy Bigarreau cherry, crushed cassis and small notes of crushed blackberry, crushed red fruits and blueberry associated with touches of liquorice, tobacco, garrigue, racy minerality as well as a hint of colas and black olive. Tannins are very slightly firm and discreetly grainy. Good aromatic persistence

Considerably more lush and expansive than the 2013, the 2012 Gigondas offers a rich mouthful of cherry and briar-tinged fruit. It's plump and supple, with savory notes of meats and earth on the finish, giving it extra appeal. It's drinking well now and should continue to do so for a least 3-4 years.

VINTAGE 2013 : Bright purple colour. Has a lifted red and dark berry nose with a hint of licorice and dark olives. The palate is fresh and vibrant, the fruit ripe but poised. Has firm but refined tannins on the finish. Good length and persistence. It is elegant in style.

VINTAGE : 2013 Grenache, syrah, mourvèdre et cinsault, un quatuor classique et gagnant pour les Quiot, qui signent un superbe Gigondas dans un millésime pourtant bien compliqué. Un vin complet et complexe, qui délivre de puissants arômes de fraise des bois, de cassis, de réglisse, de romarin et d'épices. La bouche, longue, dense, suave et concentrée, est mise en valeur par des tanins fins et veloutés. De l'ampleur et du style. Apogée suggéré : 2017-2023. Suggestion d'accord gourmand :noisettes d'agneau aux truffes.

USA - VINTAGE : 2013 Bright-Ruby. Sexy, mineral-accented aromas of ripe red berries, lavender and peppery spices show very good clarity. Silky, seamless raspberry and floral pastille flavors and nicely concentrated and sharply focused, and a hint of smokiness comes up on the black half. At once rich lively, finishing with lengering spiciness and gentle tannic grip.

VINTAGE : 2013 Ce vin à la couleur bien soutenue dévoilé un nez sauvage mais avec une belle persistance. La bouche attaque tout en soyeux et affiche un beau volume. Du relief et une belle intensité pour ce Gigondas du Château du Trignon qui en fait s'impose plus par son énergie que par son élégance.

VINTAGE 2009 - This wine has a score of 94/100 (an outstanding score) based on an average of our user reviews below: •This is a powerful and concentrated wine. It has a dark tannic structure, with its wood aging playing a major part. It is still young and dense, but the acidity that is already there will allow it to age for many years. The black plum fruits give a mineral edge to the wine, as it is still young. It has power, the power to age over many years. •The wine is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon (50), Cabernet Franc (50), Malbec (50) and Rhodocvar S. The fruit profile is full bodied and rich, and it is accompanied by a very high proportion of Cabernet Franc and Malbec. The tannins are so full-bodied and concentrated, you can taste the wood aging in the finish. •This is a dense, packed wine with a full-bodied character. The black plum fruits are backed by the firm, woody character of the wine. It has a robust structure, and the acidity is just right to make it drinkable now. •An attractive wine, full of ripe fruit. The wood flavors are balanced with the ripe fruitiness, which gives it a fresh aftertaste. Drink now. •This is a ripe, fruity wine that is full of black currants and red plum skins. With a dense texture and a tight, full aftertaste, the wine is ready to drink. •The wine is dry, concentrated and clean. It has a structure that needs time and some ageing. •The wine is tight, dry and tight, with a dry core. That dark core is developing well, with fruit from the Pinot Noir to the Pinot Noir that will develop in the bottle after a few years. •The tannins are still there, but they are under control. The fruit is ripe and juicy, with an attractive edge of acidity that gives the wine a lift. Give the wine a few years to soften the tannins and to open up. •The ripe black fruits are already well integrated with the wood aging and the new mineral texture that gives the wine a dry edge. The wine is already a delicious wine, but will benefit from some time in the cellar.

VINTAGE 2015 - 92 POINTS - A very rich palate that offers dark berries and a wealth of ripe, plush, blue-plum and blueberry flavors. The palate has a juicy, sumptuous feel and a rich, suave tannin build. Drink or hold.

VINTAGE 2015 - 90 POINTS - The 2015 Gigondas shows baking spices and red fruits on the nose, hinting at cherries. It's medium to full-bodied with silky but dry tannins fanning out across the palate, like a dusting of cinnamon and clove. It should drink well for 5-8 years.


VINTAGE 2015 - 90-92 POINTS - Brilliant violet. Ripe dark berries and pungent flowers on the expansive, spice-accented nose. Juicy and seamless in texture, offering appealingly sweet black raspberry and cherry liqueur flavors that flesh out and take a darker turn with air. Shows a lively mineral note on the gently tannic finish, which leaves a sweet boysenberry note behind.

VINTAGE 2015 - 92 POINTS - Trignon's Gigondas excel in warm vintages, so the 2015 Gigondas is a nobrainer, offering attractive notes of earth and dried spices layered over cherry fruit and a hint of garrigue. It's full bodied and velvety but remains fresh through the long, open-knit finish.


VINTAGE 2015 - Mid purple starting to brick slightly, powerful red fruit kirsch nose with gamey overtones, ripe fleshy red fruits with gamey, savoury palate; firm structure with crisp frame.


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