Chateau Pontet Canet Pauillac 2011 1.5L - Central Avenue Liquors
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Chateau Pontet Canet Pauillac 2011 1.5L
SKU: 25878

Chateau Pontet Canet Pauillac 2011

  • we96
  • wa93+
  • ws92

1.5L
$500.00
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$399.99

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Very deep color. Fresh aromas possessing an incredible purity, with mineral, fruit, and flower notes which come together harmoniously. In the mouth the wine shows impressive finesse with silky tannins. This is an enchanted meeting of a great terroir with biodynamics.
Wine Enthusiast
  • we96

So smooth, this is a rich, grandiose wine. Although it is full of black currant fruits and spice flavors, the texture is most impressive. Dusty tannins are integrated with juicy fruits seamlessly. The purest fruit flavors are allied to linear tannins in a precise yet generous way. The wine is evolving beautifully, but do not drink before 2020.

May 1, 2014
Wine Advocate
  • wa93+

Proprietor Alfred Tesseron-s 2011 Pontet-Canet is packaged in an engraved, heavy bottle, which only adds to the attractiveness of this beauty. A dense purple color is accompanied by notes of forest floor, acacia flowers and creme de cassis in this full, rich, and unequivocally classic Pauillac. With soft but noticeable tannins as well as a complete, full-bodied mouthfeel, this 2011 will benefit from 3-4 years of cellaring, and should age effortlessly for 15-20 years. Bravo!

April 2014
Wine Spectator
  • ws92

This cuts a broad swath, with prominent notes of espresso and ganache leading to the core of crushed plum and blackberry confiture. Lush, with the ganache edge joining a loamy hint to underscore the finish. Consistent with the barrel tasting, this shows more breadth than cut in the end. Best from 2016 through 2026.

March 31, 2014