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VIEUX CHATEAU CERTAN, 2015

POMEROL

“The 2017 is an explosive, vivid wine of monastic beauty.” - Antonio Galloni, Vinous 98/100

CHARACTERISTICS

CLASSIFICATION Pomerol
GRAPE VARIETIES 80% of merlot, 15% of cabernet franc, 5% of cabernet sauvignon
AROMAS Violet, cherry, roses, eucalyptus, dark plum jam, blackberry, black raspberry, liquorice
FOOD AND WINE PAIRING Beef tartare, truffles risotto
WINEMAKING Each grape variety is separately turned into wine in oak vats. Wine ageing is done in oak barrels for 18 to 22 months.
BOTTLE SIZE 75 CL

 

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Regular price 440,00 € T.T.C.
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Détail du vignoble

AGRICULTURE Sustainable
GRAPE VARIETIES Merlot, cabernet franc, cabernet sauvignon
VINEYARD SURFACE AREA 14 hectares
ANNUAL PRODUCTION 55,000 bottles
HARVEST Manual
SOIL Clayey, clayey-gravelly and very gravelly soil

 

Histoire et anecdotes

It is the oldest wine estate classified in Pomerol appellation - it dates back to the 16th century - Vieux Château Certan’s origines came from a Scottish family: the Demay family. It was bought by George Thienpont, a wine merchant practising in Belgium, in 1924, and has been run by his heirs since the end of the fifties.

The Vieux Château Certan estate is mentioned by the engineer geographer Belleyme on his famous 1785 map.

VIEUX CHATEAU CERTAN

Caractéristiques

CHARACTERISTICS

CLASSIFICATION Pomerol
GRAPE VARIETIES 80% of merlot, 15% of cabernet franc, 5% of cabernet sauvignon
AROMAS Violet, cherry, roses, eucalyptus, dark plum jam, blackberry, black raspberry, liquorice
FOOD AND WINE PAIRING Beef tartare, truffles risotto
WINEMAKING Each grape variety is separately turned into wine in oak vats. Wine ageing is done in oak barrels for 18 to 22 months.
BOTTLE SIZE 75 CL