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About Chateau Pontet Canet
In the early 18th century, Jean Francois de Pontet, Royal Governor of the Medoc, purchased several vineyards and united them under the banner of Pontet. Today, this Pauillac Chateau is owned by cognac magnate Guy Tesseron. His son Alfred manages the 80 hectare vineyard.
86 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - July/August 2002
Red-ruby. Quintessential Pauillac aromas of redcurrant, shoe polish and roast coffee. Chunky and warm, with limited personality. Firm acids give the finish a slight tartness.
90 Points | Wine Spectator
88 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate
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