The 2018 Chateau Pontet Canet is a Cellar Selection wine. This 2018 Chateau Pontet Canet wine has a deep garnet-purple color. In the glass you get a richly nuanced and aromatic glass of Pontet. Plum, gooseberry, cassis, rosemary, violet, tobacco leaf, sage and white pepper.
This 2018 vintage has a rich, seductive, full-bodied palate is a hedonist’s dream, delivering layer-upon-layer of black and red berry preserves with loads of fragrant accents, a beautifully firm yet plush texture and tons of freshness, finishing long with a whole firework display of exotic spices.
This Pauillac wine was matured in new oak barrels (55%) while the rest of the ageing was done in concrete amphora (45%). It is made from a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon (70%), Merlot (22%), Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot (3%).
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