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Chateau Pontet-Canet - 2008 - Pontet-Canet - 750 ml.

$199.00
Maximum quantity available reached.

Country: France

Region: Bordeaux

Sub Region: Pauillac

Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon - Merlot - Cabernet Franc

Vintage: 2008 - Size: 750 ml. - Type: Red

Château Pontet-Canet is a wine estate located in the Pauillac region and ranked a fifth growth in the 1855 Bordeaux Classification. The Tesseron family of Cognac fame has owned it since 1975, and under the family's control, quality has risen dramatically, along with auction prices and popularity. Pontet-Canet is Cabernet Sauvignon-dominant, and is full-bodied with a classic tannic structure, providing the potential for long-term cellaring.
SKU: A7358
Robert Parker: 96

A candidate for the “wine of the vintage,” Pontet Canet’s 2008 boasts an opaque purple color as well as copious aromas of sweet blueberries, blackberries and black currant fruit intertwined with lead pencil shavings, subtle barbecue smoke and a hint of forest floor. Full-bodied, with fabulous richness, texture and tremendous freshness, this first-growth-like effort is more developed than the uber-powerful 2010. Give it 5-8 years of cellaring and drink it over the following three decades. Bravo!

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