2008 Vieux Château Certan

Vieux Château Certan (Pomerol)

RP92WS92B+D18.5

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It's Vieux Château Certan's purpose to produce wine in its purest and most natural form. From the moment the first grapes ferment until the bottling of the wine, no further products as yeast are added. This results in an excellent Vieux Château Certan 2008, which year after year receives great evaluations and critics from world wide renowned wine experts.

The 2008 vintage has been perfect for the grapes' development and ripening. A cold winter was followed by a warm spring and hot and dry summer. The rather low yields delievered small berries, that were well nourished by healthy vine canopies with maximum photosynthesis potential. 2008 brought a wine that is ripe, tannic, balanced with amazing fruit and wonderful acidity.

Technical sheet · Vieux Château Certan

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2008 Other vintages
Appellation:Pomerol (Bordeaux,France)
Winery: Vieux Château Certan
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Score: RP92WS92B+D18.5
Grapes: Cabernet Franc (8%), Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon
Pairing: AppetizersMeatCheeseGameBirds
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 12%

Description · Vieux Château Certan

2008 Vieux Château Certan (Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: 2008 Vieux Château Certan is a dense purple
  • Nose: scents of camphor, cedar, charcoal, herbs and black and red fruits.
  • Mouth: exceptional maturity, a spicy, perfumed character, and light to moderate tannins, medium body is full,

GRAPES: 70% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc

CELLAR: Vieux Château Certan

Vieux Château Certan

"It is now almost a century since my grandfather, Georges Thienpont, acquired Vieux Château Certan, one of the oldest estates in the Pomerol vineyard. My aim today is to build on the good work of the previous generations by preserving the family's art de vivre and the natural beauty of the...

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Highlighted review about 2008 Vieux Château Certan

Passione Vino

Posted on at 03.45

4/5

Vieux Château Certan 2008

Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon - Merlot

Country: France - Pomerol

Contents: 0, 75 l

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Cindy Rogers

Posted on at 15.44

4 /5

Vieux Château Certan 2008

TASTING NOTES OF 2008 Vieux Château Certan:
- View: garnet, medium intensity.
- Nose: Scented note of camphor, cedar, charcoal, herbs and black and red fruits.
- Mouth: aromatic and complex wine, medium to complex body, exceptional maturity, a spicy character, scented, light, moderate tannin.

APPELLATION: Pomerol.
 
GRAPES: 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 60% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Franc.

PAIRING: veal and beef.
TEMPERATURE: 16 °C
Lena Coleman

Posted on at 05.31

4 /5

I liked Vieux Château Certan 2008

Cave Grands Vins

Posted on at 04.55

4 /5

Vieux Château Certan 2008

Vieux Château Certan, Grand Cru Vintage 2008 in 75cl Red wine from Bordeaux in Pomerol

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Reviews about Vieux Château Certan 1990

Marco Gandolfo
Marco Gandolfo

5/5

Vieux Château Certan Pomerol 1990
i have not yet opened this wine, but it looks to be in excellent condition. So, taking other reviews and literature as a guide, I am looking forward to something SPECIAL! ! Definitely one for my Birthday, or maybe Christmas, etc! Can't wait! !

Reviews about Vieux Château Certan 2016

Lizz Cubbert
Lizz Cubbert

4/5

Vieux Château Certan Pomerol 2016
I shared a few glasses of Vieux Château Certan Pomerol with that person I always am happy to drink wine with.
Brillant ruby red colour, high layer. This Vieux Château Certan Pomerol had good scents of red fruits. A very powerful red.
I enjoyed it with a beef dish.

Reviews about Vieux Château Certan 2015

Peter Samuels
Peter Samuels

4/5

On a beach bar.
A wine with a high layer and a nice cherry colour. Concentrated aroma of red fruit jam. This Vieux Château Certan seemed fairly fresh.