Chateau Certan de May 2005

€ 99,00 (ex Vat)
119,79 (in Vat)
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Classification Cru Classe
Type Red
Brand Chateau Certan de May
Vintage 2005
Country France
Region Bordeaux, Pomerol
Grape Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Bordeaux Blend
Volume 0,75
Condition From Original Wooden Case
Label Perfect
Drinkable -2030
Stock 1

Professional reviews

BOW (8+)

Parker (92)

This property has returned to form following a listless period of irregularity that began after a brilliant succession of top wines in the eighties (1982, 1985, 1986, and 1988). Perhaps the finest wine since that outstanding quartet, the deep ruby/purple-tinged 2005 offers up scents of menthol, black cherries, raspberries, cassis, coffee, and a hint of new saddle leather. Full-bodied and powerful with a firm structure and high, but sweet, well-integrated tannin, this is not a Pomerol for near-term gratification.

Winespectator / James Suckling (94)

Blackberry and green tobacco aromas, with hints of coffee bean, follow through to a full body, with big, velvety tannins and a complex finish of dark chocolate and berry. Chewy and muscular, yet caressing and pretty.

Other (18)

Rene Gabriel rates this wine 18/20 points.


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