Pure blackcurrant nose with a touch of pencil lead. Tight now but fine powerful black fruits underneath. Well-defined. Cigar-box. Good grip and depth. Excellent effort.
(From 2004 Vintage) Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2007! "Shows beautiful aromas of crushed berries and currant, with hints of mineral. Full-bodied, with lovely currant, licorice and mint. Long and caressing. Very refined and balanced. Another winner from Pontet-Canet. Best after 2011." Wine Spectator93 points "Backward and powerful for the vintage, this blue/purple-colored 2004 exhibits classic creme de cassis, smoke, incense, and spring flower characteristics. Medium to full-bodied, dense, and excruciatingly tannic, t...
Wine Spectator(From 2002 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/31/2005
Robert Parker(From 2002 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/25/2005
Robert Parker(From 2004 Vintage) Rating: 90+/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 06/01/2007
Wine Spectator(From 2004 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 00/00/0
Robert Parker(From 2009 Vintage) Rating: 100/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 02/21/2012