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Château Pontet-Canet 2011 Wine Review

Château Pontet-Canet 2011

Château Pontet-Canet 2011

Pauillac, Bordeaux A.C., France

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $150.00

Drink: 2015-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Château Pontet-Canet

Agent: Vintages

Natalie's Score: 91/100

A surprisingly great Bordeaux from a touch vintage. Balanced, complex, concentrated and offering a long finish. Black fruit, toasty oak and tar. There are several different product codes for the exact same wine in this release.

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This Château Pontet-Canet 2011 was reviewed on March 21, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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Neil Phillips rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Medium intensity on the nose, with classic cassis, plus plum, fig, cedar, toast, nutmeg.

Medium tannins and medium+ acid with good body. Flavours of cassis, dried herbs, plum pudding, nutmeg, mushrooms.

Tasted October 2016.
This Bordeaux red wine blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot grapes hails from the heart of the Medoc region of Pauillac on the Left Bank of the Gironde River. Owner Alfred Tesseron has put the 2011 vintage of the Pontet-Canet in an engraved bottle that has some heft weight-wise. This is a fifth growth (5e Cru) from the prestigious 1855 classification of Bordeaux wines. Produced by Alfred Tesseron et Héritiers G. Tesseron. Firm tannins and a great cellar candidate. - Community Wine Reviews

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