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  • Beef
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  • Hearty Stews
  • Pasta with Tomato Sauce
  • Pizza
  • Pork
  • Poultry
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2000 Vieux Chateau Certan Bordeaux Blend

  • Bordeaux Blend
  • 750ML
  • WA95
  • WS95
  • ST93

Reviews

WA95
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, April 2003
...reveals notes of oak, tapenade, blackberries, spice box, licorice, and vanilla. Deep, medium to full-bodied, and powerful, with superb purity, low acidity, and high tannin...
WS95
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, March 2003
This is real. Dark and brooding, with chocolate, game and berry aromas. Full-bodied and very silky, with refined tannins and a long, lingering finish...The 2000 is refined, yet rich...
ST93
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, June 2003
(70% merlot, 20% cabernet franc and 10% cabernet sauvignon) Moderately saturated ruby-red. More merlot-dominated aromas of raspberry, plum, espresso, mocha and game. Silky, lush and thick, with compelling flavors of... (70% merlot, 20% cabernet franc and 10% cabernet sauvignon) Moderately saturated ruby-red. More merlot-dominated aromas of raspberry, plum, espresso, mocha and game. Silky, lush and thick, with compelling flavors of boysenberry, bitter cherry and dark chocolate. Complex, smoky, lively wine, finishing with strong torrefaction notes and lovely subtle persistence. The merlot component here goes through its malolactic fermentation in barriques.

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