In the 17th century Troplong and a number of other St Emilion properties was owned by Raymond Desèze, a local abbot and it was Desèze who built the château of Troplong Mondot. It was, however, only a century later that the property gained its current name when a Raymond Troplong appended the name of the locale to his surname and hung it over the door. The estate was subsequently sold to a Belgian by the name of Monsieur Thienpont. Thienpont bought Vieux Château Certan a few years later, having to sell Troplong to fund the purchase. In 1936, Troploong was sold to Alexander Valette and it remained in the Valette family until the death of Christine Valette in 2014. It was Christine who, since taking the reins in 1980, had thoroughly modernised the property, bringing in Michel Rolland as consultant. In 2017, Troplong was bought by insurance company SOCR for a record price.
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Case of 6 Bottles
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Sweetly ripe and pure black cherry and plum fruit. Cool and pure, with a very credible structure. Mineral and long. Cool, complex and balanced. Excellent 2006. Bowes Wine original note
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