128 Ratings
Chateau Pontet-Canet Pauillac
$109.00 USD
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Wine Description

(From 2005 Vintage) Black in color, with aromas of blackberry, black licorice, tar, mineral and fresh flowers. Full-bodied and powerful, with ultrafine tannins that last for minutes on the palate. A polished, thought-provoking wine. Shows wonderful purity of Cabernet Sauvignon.

Winemaker's Notes

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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    Great dribkability today string of minerals and dark fruits make this wine but beautifully balanced tannins. Make sure you let this one warm up a bit first so you can enjoy its classic bordeaux bouquet.

    5 months
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    about 3 years
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    Many layers, strong tannie, after taste fair long, RP90+

    about 4 years
Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    Rating: 90+/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 06/01/2007
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 00/00/0