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Vieux Chateau Certan,Grand Cru Classé, Pomerol

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Region: Bordeaux Grands Crus Classés
Refined Region: Pomerol
Vintage: 1966
Grape Varieties:
Merlot 80% Cabernet Franc 20% Colour: Red Wine
Alcohol Level: 13%
Production Style: Conventional
Closure: Natural Cork

Availability: In stock

€459.00

Bottle Size: 750ml bottle
Wine Comments
After the explosion of truffles, earth, bitter chocolate, wet forest, cherry and hints of floral notes, the wine was pure silk on the palate. The spicy, red cherry finish was sublime.

The Domaine
Founded in the 16th century, the Vieux Chateau Certan has kept its name since 1745. In 1924 it was acquired by Georges Thienpont. Situated in the heart of Pomerol, this Château is the oldest cru of the appellation. Since its early days it has gained a reputation of being one of the rarest and most prestigious crus in the world. It is hailed for the exquisite finesse of its wines, the elegance of the chartreuse chateau surrounded by age-old trees, the order and quality of the vineyard – Vieux Château Certan inspires and fascinates wine connoisseurs around the world.

Food Pairing
Roast leg of lamb with mustard and red wine sauce, or pan-seared filet mignon with roasted potatoes and Merlot sauce will make for a splendid combination.

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