Red

2005 Vieux Château Certan

Red Bordeaux Blend

  • France
  • Bordeaux
  • Libournais
  • Pomerol
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Community Tasting Notes 32

  • KenPlace Likes this wine: 95 points

    August 16, 2019 - Decanted for 4 hours. Did not budge. This is an excellent offering, incredibly balanced and with a long life ahead. Try next bottle in 3 years.

  • rashcar Likes this wine: 90 points

    June 2, 2019 - Nearing it's drinking window but better in to try next bottle next year. 2 hours decanting. Coming together nicely. Dark Berries nose with a good texture. Very promising future.

  • LWI wrote: 94 points

    December 16, 2018 - Lutefisk and BYO: Blind. dark berries, a hint of smoke, minerals, meaty; abundant tannin, high maturity to the fruit, violent structure, lots of stuffing, dark berries. Utterly promising. Guessed left bank.

  • fcxj wrote: 94 points

    July 21, 2018 - Ripe, voluptuous and welcoming. Floral, secondary aromatics jumping. Quite delicious.

    2 people found this helpful Comment
  • rashcar Likes this wine: 95 points

    January 13, 2018 - Very young still. Slow ox for 3 hours into wide decanter for 2 hours which needed. Nose of perfume with dark fruit and earth. Last glass was the best and where finish was prominent. Best in 3 years to 10 years.

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  • By John Gilman
    Jan/Feb 2018, Issue #73, Always the Right Time For the Right Bank Another Compendium From St. Émilion and Pomerol

    (Vieux Château Certan (Pomerol) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By Jancis Robinson
    2/23/2017 (link)

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The WINEFRONT

  • By Gary Walsh
    5/10/2013 (link)

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  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    2/20/2009 (link)

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  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    2/16/2009 (link)

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Vinous

  • By Stephen Tanzer
    May/June 2008, IWC Issue #138 (link)

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Vintage Tastings

  • By John Kapon
    Right Bank and More, 2/14/2008

    (Vieux Chateau Certan) Subscribe to see review text.

Vinous

  • By Stephen Tanzer
    May/June 2007, IWC Issue #132 (link)

    (Vieux Chateau Certan Pomerol) Subscribe to see review text.

  • By Stephen Tanzer
    May/June 2006, IWC Issue #126 (link)

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JancisRobinson.com

  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    4/17/2006 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2005
  • Type Red
  • Producer Vieux Château Certan
  • Varietal Red Bordeaux Blend
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Bordeaux
  • SubRegion Libournais
  • Appellation Pomerol
  • UPC Codes 3540437501864, 400001746820

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 190 (4%)
  • In Cellars 3,639 (80%)
  • Consumed 741 (16%)

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