15 Ratings
Vieux Chateau Certan Grand Vin Pomerol
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Wine Details



Wine Description

(From 1979 Vintage) The wine that emerges from the vineyard never has the strength of a Petrus or other Merlot-dominated wines of the plateau, but it often has a perfume and elegance that recalls a top wine from the Medoc.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2001 Vintage) "Red Wine Bordeaux Blends by Ch. Vieux Ch Certan from Pomerol, France. The dens opaque purple-colored 2001, a blend of 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc, offers phenomenally sweet aromas of black cherry liqueur intermixed with charcoal, vanilla, new saddle leather, and a hint of fruitcake. It is full-bodied and opulently... "

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2011 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 01/15/2014
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2011 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/17/2014
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 1982 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 129 on Jun-00