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- Parker score 93/100
INFORMATION OF INTEREST Chateau Pontet-Canet 2012
Colour: It has a very dark purplish red colour and high density.
Aroma: Nose is full of cassis crème and wild berries, hiding touches of burning embers charcoal and incense nuances, wrapped in a layer of minerals.
Taste: This wine is composed of a variety and intensity of flavours, which include black currants, raspberry and coffee tones. It ends with dusty tannins and impressive lingering sweetness excellent.
This wine promises a great evolution in the bottle, so that eventually his marriage to evolve without abandoning the classic foods, such as the best steaks or delicious dishes such as wild boar tenderloin with cranberry sauce.
In the past this property with 75 hectares of vines in one of the most prone areas of the world, right next to the majestic Château Mouton-Rothschild, had put its label to mediocre wines, they were marketed without the fruit of their vineyards.
Only from the 70s, with the acquisition of the company by Tesseron, again began to bottle their own production, since the late 80's quality began to rise and Pontet-Canet has regained its place among the best producers in the area. Moreover, the emergence of a second label, Les Hauts de Pontet, has made only the best of production is used for bottles of Chateau.