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1986 Vieux Chateau Certan 750ML

1986 Vieux Chateau Certan 750ML

Wine Spectator Score: 93
Wine Advocate Score: 92

Country: France
Region: Bordeaux
District: Pomerol
Type: Still Wine
Color: Red
Varietal: Red Bordeaux
Vintage: 1986

Size: 750ML
Available: 2
Brand: See more from Chateau Vieux Certan
Sku: 124318
Price: $399.99


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Wine Spectator Review:
Big, generous and concentrated, supple in texture underneath the firm tannins, with distinctive black cherry, vanilla and smoke aromas and flavors that hold their own against a strong background of wood.

Wine Advocate Review:
This wine is one of the finest efforts from Bordeaux's right bank in the 1986 vintage. The wine remains deep ruby-colored, with a complex nose suggesting cedar wood, fruitcake, Asian spices, roasted herbs, and black currants. In the mouth, there is moderate tannin as well as impressively concentrated flavors that roll across all the palate's sweet spots. Medium to full-bodied and rich, this 1986 admirably marries power with finesse. The wine is still youthful, but is soft and developed enough to be enjoyed immensely.
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