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Château Certan de May

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2023
93
Black raspberries, truffle, flowers, plums, and chocolate show easily in the nose. The wine is elegant, soft, refined, and silky on the palate, finishing with dark chocolate, ripe, black cherries, plums, and a touch of orange rind on the backend. The wine blends 65% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Franc, and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon. Drink from 2027-2043. 92-94 Pts.

Black raspberries, truffle, flowers, plums, and chocolate show easily in the nose. The wine is elegant, soft, refined, and silky on the palate, finishing with dark chocolate, ripe, black cherries, plums, and a touch of orange rind on the backend. The wine blends 65% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Franc, and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon. Drink from 2027-2043. 92-94 Pts.

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2022
94
Roses, chocolate-covered plums, smoke, licorice, and scorched earth form the perfume. On the palate, the wine is long, rich, silky, fresh, and loaded with layers of dark cocoa-covered plums, licorice and black cherries, There is more richness than you normally find here, along with silky-tannins, lift, and opulence in the finish. A bit more Cabernet in the blend really made a difference this year. The wine blends 60% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Franc, and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon. Drink from 2026-2042. 93-95 Pts.

Roses, chocolate-covered plums, smoke, licorice, and scorched earth form the perfume. On the palate, the wine is long, rich, silky, fresh, and loaded with layers of dark cocoa-covered plums, licorice and black cherries, There is more richness than you normally find here, along with silky-tannins, lift, and opulence in the finish. A bit more Cabernet in the blend really made a difference this year. The wine blends 60% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Franc, and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon. Drink from 2026-2042. 93-95 Pts.

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2021
92
Cherries, plums, mint leaf, flowers, and a hint of cocoa show up easily in the nose. On the palate, the medium-bodied wine is soft, fresh, refined, and with a strong, dark chocolate mint note that accompanies the plums in the chalky finish. Drink from 2024-2042.

Cherries, plums, mint leaf, flowers, and a hint of cocoa show up easily in the nose. On the palate, the medium-bodied wine is soft, fresh, refined, and with a strong, dark chocolate mint note that accompanies the plums in the chalky finish. Drink from 2024-2042.

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Red plums, flowers, truffle, earth, and a bit of chocolate show on the front end in the nose. On the palate, the medium-bodied wine is soft, silky, supple, fresh, and with layers of bright, sweet, plums and just a touch of coca in the backend. Drink from 2024-2042. 91-93

Red plums, flowers, truffle, earth, and a bit of chocolate show on the front end in the nose. On the palate, the medium-bodied wine is soft, silky, supple, fresh, and with layers of bright, sweet, plums and just a touch of coca in the backend. Drink from 2024-2042. 91-93

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2020
95
The first thing you notice is the pronounced note of cinnamon followed by toast, plums, wet earth, violets and dark cocoa. Deeply colored, the wine is medium-bodied, soft, silky, fresh, lifted and polished. The spicy finish, with its refined cherries and plums is long, vibrant and sensuous. This will age and evolve for at least 2 decades or more with little effort. 94-96 Pts

The first thing you notice is the pronounced note of cinnamon followed by toast, plums, wet earth, violets and dark cocoa. Deeply colored, the wine is medium-bodied, soft, silky, fresh, lifted and polished. The spicy finish, with its refined cherries and plums is long, vibrant and sensuous. This will age and evolve for at least 2 decades or more with little effort. 94-96 Pts

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2019
92
Not showing as well from the bottle as it did during the barrel, the medium-bodied wine is reticent. Bright, fresh, floral and spicy with a mélange of red berries. forest leaf, licorice and wet earth crowd into the nose. The palate is soft, as well as discreet, hence the reticent comment. A few years of cellaring should add more to this wine. Time will tell. Drink from 2025-2038.

Not showing as well from the bottle as it did during the barrel, the medium-bodied wine is reticent. Bright, fresh, floral and spicy with a mélange of red berries. forest leaf, licorice and wet earth crowd into the nose. The palate is soft, as well as discreet, hence the reticent comment. A few years of cellaring should add more to this wine. Time will tell. Drink from 2025-2038.

1,367 Views   Tasted
The only way you can find more floral aromatics is by walking into a flower shop! This is one of the most sensuous wines produced by Certan de May. Lush, silky, long and sexy, this is bottled decadence that is made better by its length, complexity and purity. 94-96 Pts

The only way you can find more floral aromatics is by walking into a flower shop! This is one of the most sensuous wines produced by Certan de May. Lush, silky, long and sexy, this is bottled decadence that is made better by its length, complexity and purity. 94-96 Pts

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2018
94
Soft, silky, red, and black plums, complicated by cocoa and dried floral notes which shine through on the nose, and on the medium-bodied, silky-edged palate. Drink from 2023-2035.

Soft, silky, red, and black plums, complicated by cocoa and dried floral notes which shine through on the nose, and on the medium-bodied, silky-edged palate. Drink from 2023-2035.

1,453 Views   Tasted
Medium-bodied, elegant, silky, fresh and refined, the purity in the sweet, lifted red fruits, length and sensuous textures along with all the ripe red berries, chocolate, espresso, licorice and earthy notes in the finish hits the spot.

Medium-bodied, elegant, silky, fresh and refined, the purity in the sweet, lifted red fruits, length and sensuous textures along with all the ripe red berries, chocolate, espresso, licorice and earthy notes in the finish hits the spot.

1,417 Views   Tasted
Sensuous, silky, plush and graceful, this wine hits the spot -- that is if you like velvet texture, dark red berries, chocolate, fresh espresso and truffle in your wine. 94-96 Pts

Sensuous, silky, plush and graceful, this wine hits the spot -- that is if you like velvet texture, dark red berries, chocolate, fresh espresso and truffle in your wine. 94-96 Pts

3,465 Views   Tasted
2017
92
Floral with licorice, truffle, plum and earthy aromatics, the medium bodied, elegant wine is lambskin polished and seemingly right off the vine. The dark fruits offer sweetness coupled with refined textures in the finish.

Floral with licorice, truffle, plum and earthy aromatics, the medium bodied, elegant wine is lambskin polished and seemingly right off the vine. The dark fruits offer sweetness coupled with refined textures in the finish.

3,589 Views   Tasted
2016
94
If you're looking for truffle and cherry notes, you came to right place. Add in soft, silky textures, polished tannins and a blast of ripe, sweet cherries with licorice and lift in the finish and you get the picture. This is substantially better in bottle than from barrel.

If you're looking for truffle and cherry notes, you came to right place. Add in soft, silky textures, polished tannins and a blast of ripe, sweet cherries with licorice and lift in the finish and you get the picture. This is substantially better in bottle than from barrel.

3,778 Views   Tasted
This wine is floral, sensuous, medium bodied, elegant and refined. Instead of weight and density, you'll find more purity, stylishness and clarity. The tannins are silky and there is lift in the finish.

This wine is floral, sensuous, medium bodied, elegant and refined. Instead of weight and density, you'll find more purity, stylishness and clarity. The tannins are silky and there is lift in the finish.

4,455 Views   Tasted
2015
93
Sensuous fresh, sweet, round and supple, this wine feels like silk on your palate. The ripe, plum and cherry notes attention seeking notes in the end stick with you. The wine was made from a blend of 70% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Franc and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon. 92 - 94 Pts

Sensuous fresh, sweet, round and supple, this wine feels like silk on your palate. The ripe, plum and cherry notes attention seeking notes in the end stick with you. The wine was made from a blend of 70% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Franc and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon. 92 - 94 Pts

5,161 Views   Tasted
2014
90
Silky, fresh, sweet, medium bodied and already showing a soft, sensuous quality with plumy fruits at its core, this wine will drink well early. 89-91 Pts

Silky, fresh, sweet, medium bodied and already showing a soft, sensuous quality with plumy fruits at its core, this wine will drink well early. 89-91 Pts

5,176 Views   Tasted
2013
89
With kirsch, cherry griotte and earth on the nose, this soft, forward wine has ruby color and medium body, ending with clean, spicy plum character. 88-90 Pts

With kirsch, cherry griotte and earth on the nose, this soft, forward wine has ruby color and medium body, ending with clean, spicy plum character. 88-90 Pts

3,945 Views   Tasted
2012
92
Flowers, chocolate, sweet plum and black raspberry notes, lead to a silky, smooth, refined, elegant wine that will improve with age.

Flowers, chocolate, sweet plum and black raspberry notes, lead to a silky, smooth, refined, elegant wine that will improve with age.

4,022 Views   Tasted
Flowers, earth, licorice, oak and cherry liqueur create the complex aromatics. On the palate the wine is plush, polished and round with spicy red berries in the finish. 90-92 Pts

Flowers, earth, licorice, oak and cherry liqueur create the complex aromatics. On the palate the wine is plush, polished and round with spicy red berries in the finish. 90-92 Pts

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2011
90
Ready to go Pomerol charmer. The wine is medium-bodied and already displaying its earthy, bright red berry, vibrant, floral character. The soft finish delivers more earthy, red fruit nuances. Drink from 2023-2030.

Ready to go Pomerol charmer. The wine is medium-bodied and already displaying its earthy, bright red berry, vibrant, floral character. The soft finish delivers more earthy, red fruit nuances. Drink from 2023-2030.

1,714 Views   Tasted
Medium bodied, soft, silky, earthy and fresh, the bright, red toned fruit shines through in this medium bodied, soft, ready to drink wine.

Medium bodied, soft, silky, earthy and fresh, the bright, red toned fruit shines through in this medium bodied, soft, ready to drink wine.

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Deep ruby in color with earth, truffle, cherry blossom and cocoa scents, supple texture with polished, fresh plum and cherry sensations in the finish. 92-93 Pts

Deep ruby in color with earth, truffle, cherry blossom and cocoa scents, supple texture with polished, fresh plum and cherry sensations in the finish. 92-93 Pts

4,114 Views   Tasted
2010
92
Medium bodied, soft, elegant, fresh and loaded with red and black plums, light truffle and cocoa overtones, this refined wine is ready to go with just a splash decant.

Medium bodied, soft, elegant, fresh and loaded with red and black plums, light truffle and cocoa overtones, this refined wine is ready to go with just a splash decant.

4,930 Views   Tasted
Elegant, soft, smooth and refined, with a fresh plum, black cherry and earthy character. Give this a few more years to develop additional complexities. The wine was made from blending 85% Merlot with 15% Cabernet Franc.

Elegant, soft, smooth and refined, with a fresh plum, black cherry and earthy character. Give this a few more years to develop additional complexities. The wine was made from blending 85% Merlot with 15% Cabernet Franc.

6,583 Views   Tasted
Sensuous, round and plummy, the wine is packed with ripe cherries, plum, chocolate, floral and coffee bean notes. Soft and silky, drink it young if you must, or age it for a real treat.

Sensuous, round and plummy, the wine is packed with ripe cherries, plum, chocolate, floral and coffee bean notes. Soft and silky, drink it young if you must, or age it for a real treat.

6,927 Views   Tasted
Certan de May Tuffles, flowers, blackberry and plum aromas meld with supple textures and round tannins that end in a soft, chocolate, black cherry finish 91-93 Pts

Certan de May Tuffles, flowers, blackberry and plum aromas meld with supple textures and round tannins that end in a soft, chocolate, black cherry finish 91-93 Pts

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2009
93
Black cherries, chalk and chocolate, with a delicate hint of salt are the focus of the refined, supple, soft, medium-bodied, elegant Pomerol. No decanting needed. This is ready-to-go. Drink from 2024-2035.

Black cherries, chalk and chocolate, with a delicate hint of salt are the focus of the refined, supple, soft, medium-bodied, elegant Pomerol. No decanting needed. This is ready-to-go. Drink from 2024-2035.

2,344 Views   Tasted
Medium-bodied, elegant, refined, floral, cherry-filled charmer with silky tannins and loads of sweet, red plums. cocoa and cherries in the finish. Drnk from 2023-2035.

Medium-bodied, elegant, refined, floral, cherry-filled charmer with silky tannins and loads of sweet, red plums. cocoa and cherries in the finish. Drnk from 2023-2035.

4,818 Views   Tasted
The distinct floral edge shines brightly here. Silky, soft, refined and sensuous, the medium bodied show-stopper is dripping with truffle infused plums, cherry and bitter chocolate. This is quite nice to drink today, and it is only going to get better over the next decade or longer.

The distinct floral edge shines brightly here. Silky, soft, refined and sensuous, the medium bodied show-stopper is dripping with truffle infused plums, cherry and bitter chocolate. This is quite nice to drink today, and it is only going to get better over the next decade or longer.

4,386 Views   Tasted
Walk into your flower store with a bag of truffles and box of cherries you get an idea about how good this smells. Add the sweet, pure, fresh black raspberries, kirsch and licorice and you're caught up with the taste. Finish everything with sexy, opulent, finesse styled textures and you're good to go. For a Pomerol at this level of quality, from a legendary vintage, it's worth buying.

Walk into your flower store with a bag of truffles and box of cherries you get an idea about how good this smells. Add the sweet, pure, fresh black raspberries, kirsch and licorice and you're caught up with the taste. Finish everything with sexy, opulent, finesse styled textures and you're good to go. For a Pomerol at this level of quality, from a legendary vintage, it's worth buying.

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2008
91
Truffle, cocoa powder, violets and cherries grab your focus. The soft, silky textures and sweet, fresh, red berries leave a good impression on your palate. This seems like it's going to get even better with age.

Truffle, cocoa powder, violets and cherries grab your focus. The soft, silky textures and sweet, fresh, red berries leave a good impression on your palate. This seems like it's going to get even better with age.

5,156 Views   Tasted
Flowers, earth, black cherry and leafy aromas are easy to find. Medium bodied and showing a touch of green from slightly under ripe berries, the wine needs more time to flesh out and develop.

Flowers, earth, black cherry and leafy aromas are easy to find. Medium bodied and showing a touch of green from slightly under ripe berries, the wine needs more time to flesh out and develop.

5,254 Views   Tasted
08 Château Certan de May lacks concentration, but still shows a lot of rich, velvety black fruit, flowers, and spice on the nose. An elegantly styled wine that finishes with a big dose of plummy chocolate. 88-91 Pts

08 Château Certan de May lacks concentration, but still shows a lot of rich, velvety black fruit, flowers, and spice on the nose. An elegantly styled wine that finishes with a big dose of plummy chocolate. 88-91 Pts

3,781 Views   Tasted
2006
92
This could turn out better than the 2005, with its structured style, fresh, juicy ripe, blackberry and plum, chocolate and truffle personality. Rich, concentrated and broad shouldered, structured, with tannins to age, I’d wait until 2020 before starting to open my bottles.

This could turn out better than the 2005, with its structured style, fresh, juicy ripe, blackberry and plum, chocolate and truffle personality. Rich, concentrated and broad shouldered, structured, with tannins to age, I’d wait until 2020 before starting to open my bottles.

5,255 Views   Tasted
2005
92
Plum, truffle, chocolate and earthy scents open to a concentrated, rich, a plush textured wine filled with fresh plum and black cherries. Structured to age, give this until at least 2015 before you start popping a cork on this delicious Pomerol.

Plum, truffle, chocolate and earthy scents open to a concentrated, rich, a plush textured wine filled with fresh plum and black cherries. Structured to age, give this until at least 2015 before you start popping a cork on this delicious Pomerol.

13,674 Views   Tasted
This was my first taste of the 2005 Certan de May and I was excited the moment I caught a whiff of all the floral notes, cocoa, black cherry, smoke, earth and chocolate covered plum scents. Rich, supple, round and built to age, this is an exciting, sensuous, silky Pomerol. Give it another 5-8 years and enjoy the fireworks. This has not moved in price since it was offered a future. For a Pomerol of this quality, it's well worth the current tariff.

This was my first taste of the 2005 Certan de May and I was excited the moment I caught a whiff of all the floral notes, cocoa, black cherry, smoke, earth and chocolate covered plum scents. Rich, supple, round and built to age, this is an exciting, sensuous, silky Pomerol. Give it another 5-8 years and enjoy the fireworks. This has not moved in price since it was offered a future. For a Pomerol of this quality, it's well worth the current tariff.

11,183 Views   Tasted
2004
90
Medium bodied, earthy and filled with plums, mocha and earth, this soft, round wine is ready for prime time drinking.

Medium bodied, earthy and filled with plums, mocha and earth, this soft, round wine is ready for prime time drinking.

3,397 Views   Tasted
2001
89
Elegant, medium bodied, bordering on the light side of the style range, this Pomerol wine is already mature and lacks the stuffing for further development. Dominated by bright, red cherries and earth, I'd drink this over the next 5 years to preserve the rest of the fruit.

Elegant, medium bodied, bordering on the light side of the style range, this Pomerol wine is already mature and lacks the stuffing for further development. Dominated by bright, red cherries and earth, I'd drink this over the next 5 years to preserve the rest of the fruit.

4,004 Views   Tasted
2000
87
Showing not quite as well as it did the last time I tasted it, the light fruit is starting to fade. Drink this crisp, bright red berry centered wine sooner than later.

Showing not quite as well as it did the last time I tasted it, the light fruit is starting to fade. Drink this crisp, bright red berry centered wine sooner than later.

3,880 Views   Tasted
Already developing secondary characteristics with its truffle, chocolate and plum aromatics. The wine was medium bodied and lightly textured. The tannins did not feel fully ripe.

Already developing secondary characteristics with its truffle, chocolate and plum aromatics. The wine was medium bodied and lightly textured. The tannins did not feel fully ripe.

5,058 Views   Tasted
1998
87
This light Pomerol is dominated by bright red fruits, herbs and earth, finishing with a tart, earthy, spicy, red berry finish. This requires consumption as it's probably going to drop more fruit sooner than later. From such a good vintage, it was a disappointment.

This light Pomerol is dominated by bright red fruits, herbs and earth, finishing with a tart, earthy, spicy, red berry finish. This requires consumption as it's probably going to drop more fruit sooner than later. From such a good vintage, it was a disappointment.

6,211 Views   Tasted
1995
89
This Bordeaux wine offers an earthy, black fruit, tobacco and spice nose. Medium/full bodied and with a hint of austerity, the already mature wine ends with soft dark and red fruits along with a hint of green flavors. This is not my favorite style of Pomerol due to its hard edges. This should probably be drunk up sooner than later.

This Bordeaux wine offers an earthy, black fruit, tobacco and spice nose. Medium/full bodied and with a hint of austerity, the already mature wine ends with soft dark and red fruits along with a hint of green flavors. This is not my favorite style of Pomerol due to its hard edges. This should probably be drunk up sooner than later.

5,264 Views   Tasted
With some fruit and aromatics, this medium bodied wine is not without merit. But if you're looking for a true Pomerol experience, this vintage of Certan de May is not going to deliver it.

With some fruit and aromatics, this medium bodied wine is not without merit. But if you're looking for a true Pomerol experience, this vintage of Certan de May is not going to deliver it.

5,648 Views   Tasted
1990
88
Nice, but clearly slowing fading. Better on the complex, earthy nose than on the medium bodied palate. This requires consumption over the next few years.

Nice, but clearly slowing fading. Better on the complex, earthy nose than on the medium bodied palate. This requires consumption over the next few years.

6,056 Views   Tasted
Already fully mature and surprisingly light for the vintage, the herbal, spicy, blackberry nose is the best part of the wine. The light entry and short finish are nothing to get excited about. Drink up.

Already fully mature and surprisingly light for the vintage, the herbal, spicy, blackberry nose is the best part of the wine. The light entry and short finish are nothing to get excited about. Drink up.

3,520 Views   Tasted
1989
88
Not much, but a bit past full-maturity, and already on the gentle slope of decline, the wine is soft, medium-bodied, elegantly textured, but the red plums and cherry fruits are fading, with much more truffle, tobacco leaf, forest floor, olive, and herbal notes. Drink up if you have any.

Not much, but a bit past full-maturity, and already on the gentle slope of decline, the wine is soft, medium-bodied, elegantly textured, but the red plums and cherry fruits are fading, with much more truffle, tobacco leaf, forest floor, olive, and herbal notes. Drink up if you have any.

2,517 Views   Tasted
1988
93
Truffle city, with black cherries, earth and cocoa to add to the fun. Medium/full bodied, with soft, smooth textures and a mix of truffle and cherry in the finish. Fully mature, if you're sitting on some of this, drink up. It's not getting any better from here.

Truffle city, with black cherries, earth and cocoa to add to the fun. Medium/full bodied, with soft, smooth textures and a mix of truffle and cherry in the finish. Fully mature, if you're sitting on some of this, drink up. It's not getting any better from here.

3,185 Views   Tasted
Working my way through a case of this wine purchased all those years ago. This was the best bottle I recall having in a while. Light red in color, this medium bodied, soft wine offers a nose of floral, cherry and truffle notes. Smooth and easy on the palate, the spicy, black raspberry and earthy notes carry through. Though this was fresher than previous bottles tasted, there is no reason to age this further.

Working my way through a case of this wine purchased all those years ago. This was the best bottle I recall having in a while. Light red in color, this medium bodied, soft wine offers a nose of floral, cherry and truffle notes. Smooth and easy on the palate, the spicy, black raspberry and earthy notes carry through. Though this was fresher than previous bottles tasted, there is no reason to age this further.

4,476 Views   Tasted
Starting to fade from its peak, with little effort, mature aromas of truffle, forest floor, cherries, earth and spice are easy to find. Soft, with a slight rustic edge to the texture, the wine finishes with sweet, red, spice cherries and hints of dark chocolate. I'm planning on drinking my remaining bottles over the next 3 - 5 years.

Starting to fade from its peak, with little effort, mature aromas of truffle, forest floor, cherries, earth and spice are easy to find. Soft, with a slight rustic edge to the texture, the wine finishes with sweet, red, spice cherries and hints of dark chocolate. I'm planning on drinking my remaining bottles over the next 3 - 5 years.

3,469 Views   Tasted
Trumpets and violins may have been calling Jimi's name in the distance, but truffles and violets were looking for me in this delicious, mature Pomerol. Further complicating matters, chocolate, earth, plums, coco, coffee, blackberry and leather that reminded me of an old baseball mitt. Soft, lush, round, opulent chocolate covered black plums felt smooth on your palate. This elegant wine finished with more chocolate, plum, cherry and strawberry jam sensations. This is fully mature, but well stored examples should deliver this much pleasure for at least 3-5 more years. This is bottle number 6 from an original case. The previous bottle was not at this level. But this bottle of Pomerol was beautiful.

Trumpets and violins may have been calling Jimi's name in the distance, but truffles and violets were looking for me in this delicious, mature Pomerol. Further complicating matters, chocolate, earth, plums, coco, coffee, blackberry and leather that reminded me of an old baseball mitt. Soft, lush, round, opulent chocolate covered black plums felt smooth on your palate. This elegant wine finished with more chocolate, plum, cherry and strawberry jam sensations. This is fully mature, but well stored examples should deliver this much pleasure for at least 3-5 more years. This is bottle number 6 from an original case. The previous bottle was not at this level. But this bottle of Pomerol was beautiful.

3,909 Views   Tasted
1986
87
I remember how this wine showed years ago. The last decade has not been nice to this previously charming wine. The tough, tannic side of the vintage shows through giving the wine a rustic mouth feel. There is fruit to be found, but the austere character will probably become more pronounced with additional bottle age.

I remember how this wine showed years ago. The last decade has not been nice to this previously charming wine. The tough, tannic side of the vintage shows through giving the wine a rustic mouth feel. There is fruit to be found, but the austere character will probably become more pronounced with additional bottle age.

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1985
93
The best bottle of this I've had in ages showed off its truffle, cherry, wet earth and forest aromatics with little effort. Medium bodied, fresh, silky and charming, the finish was focused on its sweet, fresh, earthy plum and cherry fruit. No further aging and a simple, splash decant is all that's needed here.

The best bottle of this I've had in ages showed off its truffle, cherry, wet earth and forest aromatics with little effort. Medium bodied, fresh, silky and charming, the finish was focused on its sweet, fresh, earthy plum and cherry fruit. No further aging and a simple, splash decant is all that's needed here.

2,489 Views   Tasted
Fully mature, with an attention seeking nose of truffle, tobacco, plums and cherries, this medium/full bodied, elegant wine should be consumed as it's not going to improve.

Fully mature, with an attention seeking nose of truffle, tobacco, plums and cherries, this medium/full bodied, elegant wine should be consumed as it's not going to improve.

4,178 Views   Tasted
Earth, truffle, plums, spice and wet leaves fill your nose. Rich, concentrated and filled with chocolate covered plums and blackberries in the mouth. Silk and velvet texture. A long finish leaves you wanting more.

Earth, truffle, plums, spice and wet leaves fill your nose. Rich, concentrated and filled with chocolate covered plums and blackberries in the mouth. Silk and velvet texture. A long finish leaves you wanting more.

3,556 Views   Tasted
This ruby colored wine delivers aromatics with a blend of tea, cassis, plums, spices and forest scents. In the mouth, layers of sexy, ripe black fruits awaken your senses. Velvety and plush with a long, spicy, fruit filled finish

This ruby colored wine delivers aromatics with a blend of tea, cassis, plums, spices and forest scents. In the mouth, layers of sexy, ripe black fruits awaken your senses. Velvety and plush with a long, spicy, fruit filled finish

3,333 Views   Tasted
1982
93
Fully mature, with a focus on its earthy, truffle, forest floor, spice, tobacco leaf, and herb-filled nose, on the palate, the medium-bodied wine starts out soft, before moving to its rustic-leaning tannins in the earthy, spicy, red plum finish. There is no reason to age this any longer.

Fully mature, with a focus on its earthy, truffle, forest floor, spice, tobacco leaf, and herb-filled nose, on the palate, the medium-bodied wine starts out soft, before moving to its rustic-leaning tannins in the earthy, spicy, red plum finish. There is no reason to age this any longer.

3,057 Views   Tasted
Refined, elegant, sweet, fresh red cherries, truffle and a hint of dark chocolate in its character, that pairs well with its silky, texture. There is no need to age this any longer.

Refined, elegant, sweet, fresh red cherries, truffle and a hint of dark chocolate in its character, that pairs well with its silky, texture. There is no need to age this any longer.

5,129 Views   Tasted
Nice, old school Pomerol with soft, but slightly rustic textures, sweet, earthy red fruits and round finish. Not as concentrated as other bottles I've tasted, this still showed a lot of charm.

Nice, old school Pomerol with soft, but slightly rustic textures, sweet, earthy red fruits and round finish. Not as concentrated as other bottles I've tasted, this still showed a lot of charm.

3,857 Views   Tasted
Rustic, old school style of Pomerol. There is a lot of fruit, and compelling, earth, truffle and plum aromatics, but this is not a soft, sexy, polished Pomerol. It's on the traditional side of the style range. Still young, I am sure this will have a long life. You should just know what you're getting in the style of the wine.

Rustic, old school style of Pomerol. There is a lot of fruit, and compelling, earth, truffle and plum aromatics, but this is not a soft, sexy, polished Pomerol. It's on the traditional side of the style range. Still young, I am sure this will have a long life. You should just know what you're getting in the style of the wine.

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This delicious Pomerol opens with truffle, licorice, spice box, plum, forest floor, cocoa and tobacco scents. Plush, round and supple in texture, with ample concentration of flavor, this is only now beginning to reveal it's charms at close to 30 years of age! The wine ends with chocolate covered black plums, spice black cherry.

This delicious Pomerol opens with truffle, licorice, spice box, plum, forest floor, cocoa and tobacco scents. Plush, round and supple in texture, with ample concentration of flavor, this is only now beginning to reveal it's charms at close to 30 years of age! The wine ends with chocolate covered black plums, spice black cherry.

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Licorice, coffee, spices and toasty oak married well with the fruit. Tannic. High acid? 95 Pt nose, 85 Pt palate splits the difference at 90 Pts.

Licorice, coffee, spices and toasty oak married well with the fruit. Tannic. High acid? 95 Pt nose, 85 Pt palate splits the difference at 90 Pts.

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1979
90
The palate displays Black fruit, Plums and Strawberries with a silky finish. This is also at its peak and will not improve

The palate displays Black fruit, Plums and Strawberries with a silky finish. This is also at its peak and will not improve

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1975
89
Spicy plums and earthy notes are easy to find in the aromatics. Austere in style, this traditionally styled, brawny, masculine Pomerol is big in style, but the length of the finish does not carry through.

Spicy plums and earthy notes are easy to find in the aromatics. Austere in style, this traditionally styled, brawny, masculine Pomerol is big in style, but the length of the finish does not carry through.

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1970
80
This hit prime time years ago. By the time Duran Duran was topping the charts, I imagine this wine was already slipping into senility. For lovers of tart, tannic, fruitless, charmless, light bodied wine with complex aromatics and no fruit, this wine is for you.

This hit prime time years ago. By the time Duran Duran was topping the charts, I imagine this wine was already slipping into senility. For lovers of tart, tannic, fruitless, charmless, light bodied wine with complex aromatics and no fruit, this wine is for you.

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1959
95
My first time with the 1959, and I was not disappointed. Packed with cedar, smoke, herbs, tobacco leaf, burnt chocolate and earthy red plums, the medium-bodied wine had a flamboyant edge to the texture and in the finish. What a treat to taste this fully-mature Pomerol.

My first time with the 1959, and I was not disappointed. Packed with cedar, smoke, herbs, tobacco leaf, burnt chocolate and earthy red plums, the medium-bodied wine had a flamboyant edge to the texture and in the finish. What a treat to taste this fully-mature Pomerol.

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1937
83
Brick in color, with orange accents, the wine offers cocoa, red cherries, smoke, tobacco and spice in the nose. The perfume is definitely more interesting than than fading, tart, cranberry and pomegranate palate.

Brick in color, with orange accents, the wine offers cocoa, red cherries, smoke, tobacco and spice in the nose. The perfume is definitely more interesting than than fading, tart, cranberry and pomegranate palate.

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