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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Vieux Château Certan

Region:

Bordeaux

Appellation:

Pomerol

Grape Variety:

Merlot Cabernet Franc

Vieux Château Certan, Pomerol, 2019

6x75cl £1,520.00

1 case Equiv. £253.33 per bottle

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6x75cl £1,600.00

1 case Equiv. £266.67 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

According to Alexandre Thienpont, "the radiant profile of Vieux Château Certan wines was shaped by the cool conditions at the end of the season, with expressive, aromatic must and particularly high tannin and anthocyanin potential. The results are a delight: fresh, concentrated, well-balanced, powerful wines with beautifully refined tannins".

2019 is a ripe, tannic wine which has maintained its fruit character and acidity incredibly well. It displays wonderful balance. The Merlot is dense, fleshy, suave and full and displays noble pedigree. The small amount of Cabernet Franc that has been selected for the First Wine is beautifully delicate, complex and flavoursome and with a lingering finish. The 2019 VCC is very promising and can be compared with the 2010 in terms of character, concentration and complexity. 85% Merlot (harvested 23rd to 27th September for old vines), 15% Cabernet Franc (2nd and 3rd October).

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