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Pontet Canet 2014

Pontet-Canet

Case Format: 6x75cl

Max score: 98.0

Château Pontet Canet is a large fifth-growth property in Paulliac who can trace its history back to 1725. It is known worldwide for its environmental credentials, due to the impact of its previous technical director Jean-Michel Comme, who is considered a leading figure in biodynamic practices. Its 78 hectares of vineyard contain Cabernet Sauvignon (c.63%), Merlot (c.32%) and Cabernet Franc (c.5%), and border the illustrious Mouton Rothschild. Taken under the ownership of Alfred and Michel Tesseron, the quality of Pontet-Canet has vastly improved, seeing it blossom into a full-bodied wine that is brimming with ripe black fruits and integrated tannins.

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CRITIC REVIEWS

98
James Suckling

A stunning wine for this vintage although it’s still a bit shy on the nose (more spice than fruit showing than now). There’s wet earth, too, but on the palate it’s bursting with ripe yet subtle flavors. Very long and complex finish that goes on and on.

94
Panos Kakaviatos

Similar to the 2011, the 2014 has added aromatic steeliness, especially compared with the 2012. However, the 2014 displays lovely fruit purity of cassis, red and black berry on the palate, and I like the tension, even if 2012 wins on sumptuousness. Aged 50% new oak , 35% amphora.

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