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Chateau Pontet-Canet 2016

Bordeaux - Fifth GrowthPauillac - Red - 14.5°
Chateau Pontet-Canet 2016
$179 
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Parker : 98+ / 100
J. Suckling : 97 / 100
Wine Advocate-Parker :
The blend of the 2016 Pontet-Canet is 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 3% Cabernet Franc and 2% Petit Verdot. Around 55% of the wine was aged in new French oak barrels, 15% in two-year-old barrels and 35% in cement amphorae for 16 months. Deep garnet-purple colored, it opens with opulent scents of plum preserves, spice cake, hoisin and crème de cassis with fragrant wafts of potpourri, wood smoke and rose hip tea. Medium to full-bodied, rich and decadent, with loads of spicy layers, it has a firm, velvety texture with great freshness and incredible depth, finishing very long and on a compelling mineral note.
BordeauxPauillac
Alcohol
14.5

Grape varieties
Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot/Cabernet Franc/Petit Verdot

Environment
Organic

Decanter
98

J. Robinson
17.5

J. Suckling
97

Vinous - A. Galloni
99

Wine Spectator
95

Country
France

Wine certification
AOC

Vineyard
Medoc

Region
Bordeaux

Appellation
Pauillac

Color
Red

Producer
Chateau Pontet-Canet

Parker
98+

On Special
No

Classification
Fifth Growth

Allergens
Contains sulfites

On Special
No

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