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.
Tasted 5 times with consistent notes. The 1950 is a remarkably rich, still youthful wine from this fabulous vintage in Pomerol. The color remains an amazing garnetpurple, and the nose offers sensationally ripe, chocolatey, cassis aromas intertwined with herbs, licorice, Asian spices and coffee. Extremely full-bodied with port-like viscosity similar to the 1947, this blockbuster wine must be one of the least-known profound wines of the century.