1999 Chateau Pontet-Canet Pauillac
115 Ratings
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115 Ratings
1999 Chateau Pontet-Canet Pauillac

Wine Description

(From 1998 Vintage) 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.

Winemaker's Notes

(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...

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