Original
140 Ratings
Chateau Pontet-Canet Pauillac
$34.99 USD
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Wine Details

Region

BordeauxFrance

Wine Description

(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.

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.

    over 1 year
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    開瓶黑果味主導,一小時后香氣開始散發,黑櫻桃,黑加侖子,紫羅蘭香氣迷人,單宁強勁但唔傑,酸度高但平衡,入口有濃郁的黑果味,黑櫻桃,紫羅蘭花香,加上少許咖啡香味,餘韻長香氣口腔中長留。酒色深紫,應可再存幾年更好。

    about 4 years
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    Many layers, strong tannie, after taste fair long, RP90+

    about 5 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