Château Pontet-Canet (Pauillac)
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Château Pontet Canet 2011 is a great wine from Pauillac fruity and elegant but well structured and with a great aging potencial.
Technical sheet · Château Pontet-Canet
|Type Of Wine:||red wine|
2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1975, 1974, 1970, 1969, 1961, 1959, 1952, 1949, 1945, 1944, 1943, 1931, 1929 and N/A
|Volume:||75cl Other volumes|
|Grapes:||Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot|
|Ending Year For Optimal Consumption:||2030|
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Description · Château Pontet-Canet
Château Pontet-Canet 2011 (Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot)
- View: Château Pontet-Canet 2011 is very dark purplish red, high-density
- Nose: Aromas of creme de cassis and wild red fruit, hiding aromas of coals of charcoal and incense, hue of minerality.
- Mouth: Large variety and intensity of flavors, which include black currants, raspberry and coffee tones. Finishes with dusty tannins and excellent imposing lingering sweetness.
VINEYARD: Château Pontet-Canet
GRAPES: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot
AGING: 16 months in French oak barrels, 60% new oak each year
PREPARATION: Fermentation for 2 to 3 weeks in concrete vats and barrels
PAIRING: Meat, game and duck breast
TEMPERATURE: 16-18 ° C
Jean-François de Pontet, royal governor of the Médoc, combined several vineyard plots in Pauillac in the early 18th century. Years later, his descendants added neighbouring vines in a place named Canet. This was the beginning of one of the largest estates in the Médoc, which quite naturally added...
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Posted on 12/09/18 at 17.14
Château Pontet-Canet 2011
These warm and dry conditions gave the winemaker a smile by making the diseases very discreet and the esport of a precocious harvest; Which is often a guarantee of a very good vintage
The flower occurred particularly early, around mid-May, and took place under very dry conditions
However, too much is often the enemy of good and this flowering often generated clusters little provided and small berries
Then nature changed its plans and sent a summer in demiteinte; Which can give hope for a true Bordeaux vintage, ripe but fresh and balanced
A few rains throughout September caused concern about a decline in the health status of the clusters
Fortunately, a welcome Indian summer stabilized the situation.
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Château Pontet-Canet Château Pontet Canet 5Eme Cru 2011
Needs to be drunk with the right food.
I enjoyed with a good friend.
Posted on 13/11/16 at 07.06
Château Pontet-Canet Bordeaux 2011
The Château Pontet-Canet Bordeaux even grades up pairing it with a delicious Iberian ham.
I opened this wine with my best friend.
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Country: France - Bordeaux
Contents: 0, 75 l
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Reviews about Château Pontet-Canet 2012
The 80 hectares of vineyards are located south of Mouton Rothschild and Armailhac on serious ridges Garonne. The planting of the vineyard is composed of 62% Cabernet Sauvignon, 32% Merlot, 4% Cabernet Franc and 2% Petit Verdot.
The wines are vinified for nearly 4 weeks period may vary depending on the variety, the plot and the age of the vines. Directly put in barrels (60% new), they will be high for 16 to 20 months.
This 2012 vintage is brilliant, a remarkable and captivating fruity. Pontet Canet offers incredible purity and will once again must.
Pontet Canet produces a second wine, Les Hauts de Pontet-Canet.
Note that Pontet-Canet student nearly a third of its crop in amphorae.
James Suckling 94-95 / 100
Drink or keep: 10 to 30 years
PAIRING: Beef fillet with truffle
Reviews about Château Pontet-Canet 2016
A wine to be paired with "Tapas".
An ideal wine to give as gift.
Reviews about Château Pontet-Canet 2015
Cherry red colour. Fantastic smell of roses. I liked the acidity of 2015.
Reviews about Château Pontet-Canet 2014
A wine to be accompanied with "Tapas".
My friends loved Château Pontet-Canet.