Chateau Certan de May

Chateau Certan de May

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Product Description

Appellation Pomerol
Vineyard Size 14 acres
Color Red
Grape Varieties 70% Merlot , 25% Cabernet Franc,

5% Cabernet Sauvignon

Vintage 2006
Bottle Size (Cl) 75
Type of Soil Deep Clay, Gravel
Production 2000 cases ~ 24,000 bottles
Vinification The grapes are hand harvested and the grapes are vinified in temperature regulated, stainless steel vats. Malolactic fermentation takes place in barrel. The wines are aged in between 60% new, French oak barrels to as much as 80%, new, oak barrels for 12 to 14 months before bottling
Type fresh, juicy, rich and tannic
Service Temp 16 - 18 (Celsius)
Ideally Consuming Period Ready to drink now through 2025
Food & Wine Pairing Vietnamese Beef Steak , Lamb, Spicy food, Poultry and Pork, Cheese

It is a richly textured, elegant and even flamboyant wine with ample ripe berry, truffle, mocha, spice, plum and tobacco notes. The silky, textured finish is a hedonistic treat. 93 /100