Vieux Chateau Certan


Vieux Chateau Certan enjoys the highly coveted status of being a Pomerol wine estate. Although Pomerol doesn't have an official classification system like the Médoc, Vieux Chateau Certan is often classified alongside prestigious names like Pétrus and Le Pin.


  • 100 point scores: 1947, 1949, 1950, 2005, 2009, 2010
  • Most popular for: Complex yet harmonious blends of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Highest achievement: Holding an eminent position as an iconic Pomerol estate

Provenance & Masters Behind the Bottle

Founded in the 16th century, Vieux Chateau Certan has a rich history of winemaking that has been meticulously carried down through generations. The estate is currently under the stewardship of Alexandre Thienpont.

Vineyard & Craftsmanship

The 35-hectare vineyard boasts an extraordinary terroir composed of gravel atop clay. The estate strictly adheres to a limited annual yield.

Aging & Investment Value

Given its impressive longevity, a well-aged bottle of Vieux Chateau Certan not only offers an enriching tasting experience but also serves as an appreciating asset.

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