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Les Hautes de Pontet - Canet 2000 Pauillac
AA3513

£59.95
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Description

We are selling this on behalf of one our great customers, has been stored in case since purchase, see photos, case has only been half opened to check condition, as seen condition is excellent.

we have a complete case for sale , either by the bottle or case, case price will include a 10% discount.

2000 Hauts de Pontet-Canet, Pauillac

Jancis Robinson

Outer quote mark Second wine of Pontet Canet. Very deep crimson. Ripe and seductive. Not subtle but awfully good value . Tannins still dominate. Very positive wine with a strange hint of pineapple chunks (another in the eye for that researcher who said we wine tasters only even mention red and black fruits for red and black wines and green and yellow ones for white wines). Inner quote mark (8/2005)

Wine Spectator

Outer quote mark Bright and plummy on the nose, with a hint of raisins. Full-bodied and very ripe, with firm tannins and a medium finish. Needs bottle age. Best after 2006. (JS, Web Only-2003) Inner quote mark

K&L Notes

Pontet Canet's "second" wine, richer than in previous years, surprisingly juicy and emblematic of the vintage. Lush red and black berry fruit with integrated tannin. Offers plenty of drinking pleasure starting now and going well into the future.

ABOUT CHÂTEAU PONTET-CANET

Jean-François de Pontet, royal governor of the Médoc, combined several vineyard plots in Pauillac in the early 18th century. Years later, his descendants added neighbouring vines in a place named Canet. This was the beginning of one of the largest estates in the Médoc, which quite naturally added the name of its founder to that of the land registry reference.

A century later, Pontet-Canet was included in the famous 1855 classification, thereby confirming its membership among the elite of the Médoc. This privileged position did not go unnoticed by one of the most important Bordeaux shippers of the time, Herman Cruse, who bought the estate in 1865. He built new cellars, modernised the winemaking facilities, and established the wine's reputation around the world. The Cruse family owned Pontet-Canet for 110 years, until another shipper (from Cognac this time), Guy Tesseron, acquired it in 1975.

Over two centuries Pontet-Canet has been owned by three different families. Today it is run by Alfred Tesseron with his niece Melanie (daughter of Gerard Tesseron) who is the descendant of Guy Tesseron. Thirty years after their arrival in Pauillac the Tesseron have the satisfaction of knowing that they have gradually replanted some of the vineyard and renovated the buildings and the wine making facilities.

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