2006 Château Pontet Canet - Pauillac 5ème Grand Cru Classé - 2 Bottles (0.75L)

2006 Château Pontet Canet - Pauillac 5ème Grand Cru Classé - 2 Bottles (0.75L)
Red wine - France - 94/100 points, Robert Parker

2 bottles of Chateau Pontet Canet 2006

95/100 Decanter
94/100 Robert Parker

95 points Decanter
Outer quote mark Tight and unyielding at the moment, but with great pedigree, great texture and definition, this has lots of life to come. Poised and impactful, with juicy and mouthwatering fruit. Punches far above the weight of the vintage, one of those get-a-straw-in-the-glass wines: among the best of the tasting. Here tension rises, and your mouth waters on the finish. This is delicate but punchy, with perfect balance. Drinking window 2018 - 2040. (JA) Inner quote mark (6/2016)

94 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
Outer quote mark Tasted at Bordeaux Index's annual 10-Year On tasting in London. The 2006 Château Pontet-Canet has an extremely pure, vivacious, perfumed bouquet with crushed violets infusing the blueberry and blackberry fruit. But it is all about the detail and precision in this wine. The palate is medium-bodied with a gentle grip in the mouth: lightly toasted black fruit, dried orange peel, cedar and a pinch of white pepper. This feels very cohesive and poised with just a touch of mint entering right on the finish. What a great wine from Alfred Tesseron and Jean-Michel Comme. (NM) Inner quote mark (5/2016)

Lot details
Mixed lot
Red wine
Producer, Name of wine
Château Pontet Canet
5ème Grand Cru Classé
Number of bottles
Bottle size
Bottles (0.75L)
Fill Level
Bordeaux bottle type, neck fill level
Label Condition
Fully intact, readable label
Capsule/Cork condition
Fully intact metal capsule
Critic Score
94/100 points, Robert Parker
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