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2002 Vieux Château Certan

FRANCE / BORDEAUX / POMEROL
  • 93 WA
  • 92 WS
  • 91 IWC
  • 78 JR
  • Variety
    Red Bordeaux Blend
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SKU: 60375-2002

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  • International Wine Cellar | Rating: 91

    ($59-$90; 70% merlot, 20% cabernet franc and 10% cabernet sauvignon) Good full red. Expressive aromas of mocha, game, tobacco and smoke. Moderately sweet and dense, with a supple texture for the year. And yet the wine's underlying minerality gives it a firmness and contributes to the impression of vinosity. Finishes with excellent length and no dryness. I'd give this three to five years of aging before pulling the cork.
    Author: Stephen Tanzer
    Issue: May/June 2005
  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 93

    A terrific effort, this classic blend of 70% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc, and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon exhibits a dark ruby/purple color as well as a complex bouquet of cedar, spice box, black cherries, and cassis. With impressive purity, medium body, moderate tannin, and a long finish (40 plus seconds).
    Author: Robert Parker
  • Wine Spectator | Rating: 92

    Aromas of sweet plums and spices follow through to a full-bodied palate, with firm tannins and a solid core of fruit. This is very tightly knit and needs to unravel with bottle age. Turns big and chewy with air. This has excellent potential.
    Author: James Suckling
  • Jancis Robinson | Rating: 15

    Slightly cheesy/goaty on the nose. Then taut and pretty drying tannins. Not a comfortable wine to drink at the moment! Perhaps it will mellow...? Drying finish.ÿ
    Author: Jancis Robinson
  • Self | Rating: 92

    Medium+ body, lots fruit here, red currant, strawberry, blackberry jam, slightly funky. Great complexity and balance. A very good Pomerol for the vintage, mild tannin and enough acidity to make this wine enjoyable for the next 15 years. Medium length.
    Author: BORDEAUXLICIOUS

Collector Data For This Wine

  • 145 bottles owned
  • 40 collectors
  • Average collector rating: 92
    (Out of 40 collectors)