Vieux Chateau Certan Pomerol 1999

Vieux Chateau Certan Pomerol 1999

$415.00

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Producer Tasting Notes

Today, at the end of its ageing process, the Vieux Château Certan 1999 boasts all the gifts and promise of a great wine, subtle and distinguished. The deep garnet red colour heralds a magnificent complex nose of violets and black fruit. On the palate, the


Vineyard Notes

With a surface area of 14 hectares (35 acres) planted in one single block, the Vieux Château Certan vineyard is made up of 23 plots, each of them individually managed according to soil type, grape variety planted, and age of vines. The soils are subtly varied and contain a very clayey part planted mainly with Merlot (70%), a gravel-clay part planted with Cabernet Franc (25%) and a very gravelly part planted with Cabernet Sauvignon (5%). Taking into account the total surface area, the average age of the vineyard is 50 years. These old vines, together with the beneficial effect of the Pomerol plateau’s micro-climate, enable the different grape varieties to reach perfect


Winemaking

Given the outstanding maturity of the grapes, we chose short on-skin fermentation to avoid over-extracting and to preserve the fruit.

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Additional information

Weight 2.8 lbs
Dimensions 13.25 × 3.5 × 3.5 in
Color & Type

Red

Varietal

Bordeaux Blend Red

Vintage

1999

Country

France

Region

Bordeaux

Appellation

Pomerol

Bottle Size

750ml

Closure

Cork

Sweetness

Dry

Maturation

Oaked

Ownership

Thienpont Familie