(From 2000 Vintage) Rich steady color. The intense nose is marked by notes of cedar and vanilla which balance perfectly, a powerful and clean fruitiness. The palate is characterized by tannins of great distinction; carried by a beautiful freshness to its elegant finale. A great success, for this outstanding vintage year.
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...
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.
Many layers, strong tannie, after taste fair long, RP90+
Robert ParkerRating: 90+/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 06/01/2007
Wine SpectatorRating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 00/00/0