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    1 420
  • Producer ranking ?

    45
  • Decanting time

    2h
  • When to drink

    2020-2035
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The Story

Vieux Chateau Certan is one of Pomerol's oldest and most exalted estates, having produced wine since at least the mid 1740s. On the Belleyme Map, published in 1785, the property was listed as "Sertan" and was owned by the Demays, a family of established Bordeaux negociants. A century later, ownership passed to a banker, Charles de Bousquet, who sold it to George Thienpont in 1924.

The family diversified in 1979 when Marcel and Gérard Thienp...

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Remembering the last bottle this last winter, this one was given appropriate air. Fruit driven, red berries, just starting to show a hint of development. Elegant acidity and structure, ripe tannins, long finish. Wait five to ten more years. 91-92

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Pomerol, Bordeaux
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