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CHÂTEAU PONTET-CANET 2010 (6) 100 WA


CHÂTEAU PONTET-CANET 2010 PAUILLAC. 5IÈME CRU CLASSÉ AN ABSOLUTELY AMAZING WINE, FROM GRAPES HARVESTED BETWEEN THE END OF SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER 17, THIS BLEND OF 65% CABERNET SAUVIGNON, 30% MERLOT AND THE REST CABERNET FRANC AND PETIT VERDOT HAS CLOSE TO 15% NATURAL ALCOHOL. IT COMES FROM ONE OF THE FEW BIODYNAMIC VINEYARDS IN BORDEAUX, BUT YOU ARE LIKELY TO SEE MANY MORE, GIVEN THE SUCCESS THAT TESSERON SEEMS TO BE HAVING AT ALL LEVELS, BOTH IN HIS VINEYARDS AND IN HIS FERMENTATION/WINEMAKING. AN ASTOUNDING, COMPELLING WINE WITH THE CLASSIC PAUILLAC NOSE MORE OFTEN ASSOCIATED WITH ITS CROSS-STREET NEIGHBOR, MOUTON-ROTHSCHILD, CREME DE CASSIS, THERE ARE ALSO SOME VIOLETS AND OTHER ASSORTED FLORAL NOTES. THE WINE HAS OFF-THE-CHARTS MASSIVENESS AND INTENSITY BUT NEVER COMES ACROSS AS HEAVY, OVERBEARING OR ASTRINGENT. DRINK: 2021-2061 100 WA 6 BTS. PER LOT $1,600 - $2,000




Price Realised: $2280



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