Vieux Chateau Certan Pomerol
5 Ratings
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5 Ratings
Vieux Chateau Certan Pomerol

Wine Details

Varietal

Merlot

Style

Red

Region

FranceBordeaux

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

"A fine offering, the 1998 has closed down, but there is no doubting its fabulous potential. The color is a dense purple. The wine reveals high tannin, huge body, and classy black fruits intermixed with minerals, spice box, cedar, and tobacco. A long, persistent, tannic finish gives this majestic effort a closed but formidable personality. Patience will be required. Anticipated maturity: 2008-2030." Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate 92 Points "A powerful, wonderfully toned red. Like a great jave...

Varietal

Merlot

Style

Red

Region

BordeauxFrance

"A fine offering, the 1998 has closed down, but there is no doubting its fabulous potential. The color is a dense purple. The wine reveals high tannin, huge body, and classy black fruits intermixed with minerals, spice box, cedar, and tobacco. A long, persistent, tannic finish gives this majestic effort a closed but formidable personality. Patience will be required. Anticipated maturity: 2008-2030." Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate 92 Points "A powerful, wonderfully toned red. Like a great jave...

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