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.