2014 Vieux Château Certan

Vieux Château Certan (Pomerol)


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From Vieux Château Certan (Pomerol), we received this 2014 Vieux Château Certan ($189.75), a red wine with the best merlot and cabernet sauvignon grapes from the 2014 vintage. The 2014 Vieux Château Certan is the ideal red to combine with birds and game. According to Drinks&Co users, this red wine earns 4 out of 5 points while experts give the following rate: robert parker: 96 and wine spectator: 96.
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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 2014, which year after year receives great evaluations and critics from world wide renowned wine experts.

The 2014 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. 2014 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: 2014 Other vintages
Appellation:Pomerol (Bordeaux,France)
Winery: Vieux Château Certan
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Score: RP96WS96
Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
Pairing: AppetizersSpoon dishesMeatCheeseGameBirds
Allergens: Contains Sulfites

Description · Vieux Château Certan

2014 Vieux Château Certan (Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot)

TASTING NOTES OF 2014 Vieux Château Certan:

  • View: dark ruby ​​garnet, intensely bright.
  • Nose: nose dazzling freshness, with a complex bouquet of cherries, plum, currant, violet, fine wood notes.
  • Mouth: soft, round, a melting pot of delicate fruit, a touch of spice. end persistent velvety tannins, a poetic broth full of charm and elegance.


VINEYARD: Vieux Château Certan

GRAPES: Merlot (60%), cabernet franc (30%), cabernet sauvignon (10%)

WINE PAIRING: duck with orange.

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 2014 Vieux Château Certan

Posted on at 04.27


Vieux Château Certan 2014

Color: Ruby | Nose: fruity and woody Aromas | Palate: It offers intense notes of black cherries, plums and blackberries, for precisely mastered wooded | Evolution: Aging potential 15 to 20 years |

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Posted on at 03.05

4 /5

Vieux Château Certan 2014

Nice and pretty colour. Scent of red roses. I found it quite light.
Perfect for starters and appetizers.
I opened the bottle with my best friend.

Posted on at 11.27

4 /5

Vieux Château Certan 2014

Vieux Château Certan is one of the oldest known growths in Pomerol. It was founded at the beginning of the 16th century when the Demay family arrived from Scotland to settle there. It appeared on Belleyme's 1785 map under the name of "Sertan". In Pomerol, the Certan place-name was taken from the estate. In 1858, Charles de Bousquet became the owner of Vieux Château Certan. The château buildings that we see today were built by him. In 1924, Georges Thienpont, a Flemish wine merchant, purchased the property. This marked the beginning of the family's presence in the Bordeaux region.

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Reviews about Vieux Château Certan 1990

Marco Gandolfo
Marco Gandolfo


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


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


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.
Pamela Miller
Pamela Miller


Vieux Chateau Certan 2015
It accompanied our desserts. My best friend from Bordeaux recommended it to me.
A Bordeaux with brown hues. Cherry and liquorice, sweet. Unctuous with aromas of chocolate coulant.
Geena Richardson
Geena Richardson


I bought it at a wine tasting stand.
Cherry colour. In my opinion, the most noticeable smell is raspberry. It has a slightly sweet taste.