2010 La Gravette de Certan Pomerol Wine Tasting Note


2010 La Gravette de Certan  (Pomerol) 92

Ready to go, the wine is round, lush, graceful and loaded with dark chocolate covered plums, herbs and flowers. This is in the right place to pop a cork today, helping you let the 2010 Grand Vin wait just a little bit longer. Do not hang on to this forever, as it\'s probably fully developed today.

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Vieux Chateau Certan Chateau Wine Tasting Notes, Ratings

When to Drink Vieux Chateau Certan, Anticipated Maturity, Decanting Time

Chateau Vieux Chateau Certan is much better with at least 12-15 years of aging in good vintages. Young vintages can be decanted for 2-3 hours, or more.

This allows the wine to soften and open its perfume. Older vintages might need very little decanting, just enough to remove the sediment. Vieux Chateau Certan offers its best drinking and should reach peak maturity between 15-35 years of age after the vintage.

Serving Vieux Chateau Certan with Wine, Food, Pairing Tips

Vieux Chateau Certan is best served at 15.5 degrees Celsius, 60 degrees Fahrenheit. The cool, almost cellar temperature gives the wine more freshness and lift.

Vieux Chateau Certan is best paired with all types of classic meat dishes, veal, pork, beef, lamb, duck, game, roast chicken, roasted, braised and grilled dishes. Vieux Chateau Certan is also good when matched with Asian dishes, hearty fish courses like tuna, mushrooms and pasta.