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1999 Pontet Canet Pontet Canet Bordeaux Pauillac France Still wine

1999 Pontet Canet

Pontet Canet

89Average Score
flagBordeaux / France
Red

Tasted at the Pontet-Canet vertical in London, the 1999 Chateau Pontet-Canet put in a respectable showing and demonstrated more class than either the 1996 or1982. Well-defined on the nose, there is a satisfying delivery of blackberry and blueberry fruit infused with dried blood and incense as it moves into its secondary stage. The palate is medium-bodied with classic tobacco-infused black fruit. There is nice salinity here, not a complex Pauillac by any stretch of the imagination, although there is impressive precision on the conservative finish. Probably at its peak now, the 1999 Pontet-Canet is a wine that never had lofty ambitions, but a wine that I would welcome on my table. Tasted February 2016. Jul 2016, www.robertparker.com

Neal Martin    Score: 90/100

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