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Chateau Pontet-Canet 2015 Pauillac Grand Cru Classe

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4.6/5   (7 Guides)

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5th Grand Cru Classé in 1855

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In spite of the heavy and continuous rains of the spring and early summer, no one imagined that the second half of the summer would be so sunny, pouring its gold on a harvest of very high quality grapes that would give birth to such a great vintage of Pauillac.

The dress is almost jade black.

On the nose as well as on the palate: an immense palette of small black fruits such as the black cherry from Itxassou in the Basque country, blueberries, candied blackcurrant cream, set like a jewel around fragrances of sandalwood, cedarwood cigar box from Lebanon, with fine points of licorice, vanilla, violet and wood.

The tannins are finely acidic to pleasure with an exceptional roundness in the mouth, all guarantees of long keeping.

A wine with ageing potential around 2045 but also very good to taste now. The bottles will be kept lying down, protected from light and noise, with a hygrometric degree of about 70%.

To be decanted two or three hours in advance, but not more, at room temperature in order to let it express its rich layers of perfumes and flavors.

Size : 750ml
Alcohol Degree : 13,5°
Appellation : Pauillac
Vintage : 2015
Color : Red
Classification : 5th Classified Growth

Château Pontet-Canet was acquired by Jean-François de Pontet in 1725 who gave his name to the land of Canet.

This château, whose soil is composed of quaternary gravel, is a fifth Grand Cru Classé Pauillac from the prestigious 1855 list.

The vineyard covers approximately 80 hectares, with an average age of 45 years, and production is around 333 barrels per year depending on the vintage, ie 400,000 bottles for an average yield per hectare of 3,750 liters.

Grape variety: Cabernet Sauvignon 60%, Merlot Noir 33%, Cabernet Franc 5% and Petit Verdot 2%.

All the harvest is manual and the wine is aged entirely in barrels of which 60% in new barrels for 15 to 20 months depending on the vintage before bottling.

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Guide reviews Average : 4.6/5 (7 reviews)
Parker 97/100
Wine Spectator 94/100
Wine Enthusiast 97/100
Jancis Robinson 16/20
Bettane & Desseauve 18.5/20
Revue du Vin de France 19.5/20
Jean-Marc Quarin 95/100
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