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1996 Chateau Pontet-Canet Pauillac (750ml) [SLC]

SKU: 902745-0719-152
WA
89
WS
91
France
Bordeaux
750ml
Reviews/Information
"89 out of 100 - Tasted at the Pontet-Canet vertical in London, the 1996 Ch?teau Pontet-Canet was tasted from three different bottles. Two of them didn't pass muster and seemed a little bretty on the nose. A third was much better with mulberry, blackberry and cedar on the nose that still lacks the panache of more recent vintages. I noticed how meaty it became in the glass, slightly ferrous. The palate is medium-bodied and at 20 years fully mature. Cedar and dried herbs dominate the opening but unlike the 1982 Pontet-Canet there is decent substance here and a slightly medicinal finish. Hopefully your bottle will mirror the best of the three that I tasted. Good luck. Tasted February 2016." - Neal Martin, Wine Advocate
$120.00 each
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