Red

2009 Château Certan de May

Red Bordeaux Blend

  • France
  • Bordeaux
  • Libournais
  • Pomerol
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Community Tasting Notes 38

  • chanukha Likes this wine: 94 points

    April 9, 2019 - I think the best '09 I've had so far. Tannins well integrated but still tight and showing great balance. Can go another 10 years I would think.

  • MPAN Likes this wine: 95 points

    February 24, 2019 - Dark red; open, dark berries; very agreeable, rich, sweet notes, light spices; open, ready and very good

  • Krokfjord wrote: 92 points

    January 24, 2019 - Ikke like enorm som 09 drukket for et år siden, hakket bedre enn 12 drukket ifjor vår. Nydelig svartrød merlot-frukt med fin dybde, men snev av eik og ikke like komplett munnfølelse som forrige flaske. Men for all del..

  • Liskit wrote: 97 points

    January 12, 2019 - Earthy, balsamic, coffee, leathery, dried dark plums, vanilla, light volatile acidity, low acidity, excellent balance, very attractive, lovely juice and graceful aging, love it, give me more!!!

  • kanab ram wrote:

    October 12, 2018 - I felt this was grainy and dry, lacking sufficient fruit to continue to mature. Other than the fruit, this seemed balanced and had a long finish. I drank this over three days and it never really changed.

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JancisRobinson.com

  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    1/16/2013 (link)

    (Ch Certan de May Pomerol Red) Subscribe to see review text.

Vinous

  • By Ian D'Agata
    July/August 2012, IWC Issue #163 (link)

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  • By Ian D'Agata
    May/June 2010, IWC Issue #150 (link)

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  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    3/30/2010 (link)

    (Ch Certan de May Pomerol Red) Subscribe to see review text.

View From the Cellar

  • By John Gilman
    Mar/Apr 2010, Issue #26, The 2009 Bordeaux Vintage- Futures’ Glory?

    (Château Certan de May) Subscribe to see review text.

Winedoctor

  • By Chris Kissack
    April 2010 (link) (17-18+) points

    (Chateau Certan de May Pomerol) A Mouiex wine. A crimson hue, with a bluish rim. Beautifully crushed fruits on the nose. These follow through onto the palate, where they unfold to reveal a ripe and precise core of tannins which have quite a firm feel to them, along with vibrant and precise acidity. Lots of chewy substance here, but lots of pretty and well presented fruit character too. Impressively good.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2009
  • Type Red
  • Producer Château Certan de May
  • Varietal Red Bordeaux Blend
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Bordeaux
  • SubRegion Libournais
  • Appellation Pomerol
  • UPC Codes 3760038130496, 690711001511

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 83 (5%)
  • In Cellars 1,250 (81%)
  • Consumed 215 (14%)

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