Domaine Trapet

Domaine Trapet

Domaine Louis Trapet in Burgundy was actually established by Louis's son Arthur, back in 1870, when he began acquiring vineyards and laying the foundations for the present Domaine. The Trapets now have 12 hectares of vines including 1.9 hectares of the hallowed Chambertin.

The Domaine is currently run by Jean-Louis Trapet, son of Jean and cousin of the Rossignol Trapets. He is married to an Alsacienne, Andrée, and together they maintain links with and make wine from Alsace, though production remains firmly centered on Gevrey-Chambertin. Jean-Louis moved towards biodynamic farming in the mid 1990s, working first with guru Francois Bouchet and now with Pierre Masson. The domaine has been certified by Biodivin since 1998 and Demeter from 2005.

Jean-Louis would rather talk about the philosophy of wine than the detail of winemaking, but the broad brush outline is partial destemming, a cool pre-fermentation maceration before a long fermentation, then the descent by gravity of the wine to the barrel cellar, with 30 to 75% new oak used according to the cuvée. He uses no sulphur at harvest or during the vinification and maturation processes, just adding a small dose at bottling.

The wines are succulent and rounded and make an interesting contrast to the tighter, more precise style of Jean-Louis’s cousins at Domaine Rossignol-Trapet. These are wines that tend more towards elegance and finesse rather than power and extract - the exception being Le Chambertin which displays concentrated fruit and great intensity.

Jasper Morris MW, Burgundy Wine Director and author of the award-winning Inside Burgundy comprehensive handbook.

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BBX marketplace BBX 6 x 75cl bottles BBX
Original Carton
1 case £1,650.00
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BBX marketplace BBX 6 x 75cl bottles BBX
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1 case £1,675.00
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BBX marketplace BBX 6 x 75cl bottles BBX
1 case £2,190.00
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2014 Chambertin, Grand Cru, Domaine Trapet Père & Fils, Burgundy
Red
2014
Lay down
Full Bodied
Dry
13.5% Alcohol
BBX marketplace BBX 3 x 150cl magnums BBX
1 case £3,250.00
BBX
2015 Chambertin, Grand Cru, Domaine Trapet Père & Fils, Burgundy
Red
2015
Lay down
Full Bodied
Dry
13.0% Alcohol
BBX marketplace BBX 12 x 75cl bottles BBX
New To BBX
1 case £3,190.00
New To BBX
BBX
2008 Chambertin, Grand Cru, Domaine Trapet Père & Fils, Burgundy
Red
2008
Lay down
Full Bodied
Dry
13.0% Alcohol
BBX marketplace BBX 6 x 75cl bottles BBX
1 case £2,000.00
BBX
2019 Chapelle-Chambertin, Grand Cru, Domaine Trapet Père & Fils, Burgundy
Red
2019
Drink, youthful
Full Bodied
Dry
13.0% Alcohol
BBX marketplace BBX 6 x 75cl bottles BBX
New To BBX
1 case £3,400.00
New To BBX
BBX
2019 Chambertin, Grand Cru, Domaine Trapet Père & Fils, Burgundy
Red
2019
Lay down
Full Bodied
Dry
13.5% Alcohol
BBX marketplace BBX 6 x 75cl bottles BBX
3 cases £2,250.00
BBX marketplace BBX 6 x 75cl bottles BBX
2 cases £2,650.00
BBX
2018 Chambertin, Grand Cru, Domaine Trapet Père & Fils, Burgundy
Red
2018
Lay down
Full Bodied
Dry
13.0% Alcohol