The winery is located in Saint-Emilion
in the same area (Bordeaux). It is one of the oldest properties in this area, the first mention of a wine production date back to 1453. The original name is said to derive from an old lady who was once said to have gone for a walk in the neighborhood at that time. to hear news (La Trotte Vieille = walk old woman). The property was acquired in 1949 by Marcel Borie (1892-1958), the then chief of Borie-Manoux
(see the family history there in detail).
In 2102, the 3.5 hectares of vineyards were also owned by Borie-Manoux Château Bergat
incorporated. The extended operation was confirmed in 2012 as "Premier Grand Cru Classé B". The vineyards now cover a total of 13.5 hectares of vineyards and are planted with the varieties Merlot (55%), Cabernet Franc (40%) and Cabernet Sauvignon (5%). Some rows of vines are over 100, some vines even 150 years old. The long-lived red wine matures between 12 and 18 months in up to 100% new oak barrels. The second wine is called "La Vieille Dame de Trotte Vieille".