Appellation: Pomerol (Bordeaux region)


Grapes: Merlot (70%), Cabernet Franc (29%), Cabernet Sauvignon (1%)


Farming: Sustainable


Aromatics: “The 'grand retour' of Cabernet Franc with 29% in the blend. Less opulence than 2009 and 2010 but this is a wine that really sings. It has a vital, floral, dark fruit nose.” Decanter


Palate: “A silky texture, and tannins. Succulent, fresh and long. A classic VCC. The Right Bank wine of the vintage.” Decanter


About the wine: Quite simply, a delight to drink. The terroir that produces VCC wines is nothing less than the neighbour of Petrus and Lafleur, with all 3 located in the best area of Pomerol, a truly magical place! A bucket list wine from the Thienpont family.


When to drink: Drink now or in the next 15 to 25 years after vintage.


Service: 15 to 16 degrees C. Decant 30 min to 1 hour.


Food match: Best paired with grilled meats, especially with herbs such as thyme, rosemary, and oregano.


Jancis Robinson: 18/20

Decanter: 19/20

Wine Advocate, Robert Parker: 96/100

Wine Spectator: 96/100

Tim Atkin: 96/100

2011 Vieux Chateau Certan, AOC Pomerol


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