1985 VIEUX CHATEAU CERTAN 1985

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90-94 / 100

Very good

1985 VIEUX CHATEAU CERTAN 1985

Condition Good

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110,00 € tax incl. 91,67 € tax excl.
Avis d'expert
95 / 100
Jean-Marc Quarin
Jean-Marc Quarin
(06-2016) Delicious and complex wine on the nose and on the palate. Nice feeling of race. Tannins, touch and very fine aromas.
92 / 100
Franck Dubourdieu
Franck Dubourdieu

(09-2000)

90 / 100
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate

(12-2016) It has been several years since I last tasted the 1985 Vieux Chateau Certan. Back then I remarked that I would not cellar it too long, although this bottle suggests that there is some mileage left yet. Served blind, I remarked that it was a 1985 due to the fragrant perfume on the nose, still almost Burgundy-like, though the presence of the Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc lent it subtle earthiness. The palate is mellow, fully mature but very harmonious. Whilst it does not have the depth or the flamboyance of the top Pomerols from this vintage, there is a sensuality to this 31-year-old wine and there is beguiling purity on the finish. It is just a joy to drink. Tasted December 2016.

90 / 100
Wine Spectator
Wine Spectator

(10-1994) A pretty, ripe style with cherry, berry and tobacco aromas and flavors. Full-bodied and fruity with firm tannins and a fresh finish.

5 / 5
Michael Broadbent
Michael Broadbent

(04-2000) Soft gentle and rich to look at, smell and taste. Fragrant. A lovely wine.

Features
Vintage 1985
Rating 90-94
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Pomerol
Colour Red
Volume 0.75 l
Price From 100 € to 200 €
Château Vieux Château Certan
Country France
Château informations
Vieux Château Certan
Vieux Chateau Certan, Pomerol, Bordeaux. The property is Vieux Chateau Certan located in the heart of the Pomerol plateau. The vineyards of Chateau Vieux Certan is composed of 60% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Franc and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon. This vine can be explained by the desire to find the best possible balance between Merlot and Cabernet Franc. On the soil of Old Castle Certan, Cabernet Franc reached a level of maturity and quality simply outstanding. Owned by the Thienpont family for nearly a century, Vieux Chateau Certan is directed by Alexandre Thienpont has made this area one of the biggest names in Pomerol. A great concentration and a sumptuous palette of aromas characterize the style of Old Castle Certan. The estate produces a second wine offers: Gravette of Certan.

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