Pontet Canet 2006

Product Details

Vintage
2006
Colour
Red
Appellation
Pauillac

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12 x 0.75L BI Stock IB 5 cs £606.00 £680.00 1 cs
6 x 0.75L BI Stock IB 10 cs £303.00

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Tasting Notes and Scores

Wine Advocate
95+

The 2006 is a wine to stockpile, especially for those in their thirties and forties as it needs another decade to reach maturity, after which it should keep for 30+ years. This vineyard, just south of Mouton Rothschild, has produced an opaque bluish/purple-colored 2006 with an extraordinarily pure nose of graphite, charcoal, sweet creme de cassis, and a hint of scorched earth. Incredible concentration, stunning richness, and a 60-second finish result in a wine that transcends the vintage as well as this estate’s 1855 classification. This enormously endowed, modern day classic is a legend in the making. Anticipated maturity: 2018-2050+.

Robert Parker (Wine Advocate #181, Feb 2009)

Neal Martin
94

Tasted at Bordeaux Index's annual 10-Year On tasting in London. The 2006 Château Pontet-Canet has an extremely pure, vivacious, perfumed bouquet with crushed violets infusing the blueberry and blackberry fruit. But it is all about the detail and precision in this wine. The palate is medium-bodied with a gentle grip in the mouth: lightly toasted black fruit, dried orange peel, cedar and a pinch of white pepper. This feels very cohesive and poised with just a touch of mint entering right on the finish. What a great wine from Alfred Tesseron and Jean-Michel Comme. Go grab the corkscrew now, but don't feel that this wine has to be opened for another 5-6 years. Tasted January 2016.
– eRobertParker.com, May 2016

Wine Lister
912

Quality 884 | Brand 983 | Economics 851 | buzz brand
Quality: Above the average quality score of its peer group for the 2006 vintage, 718 Brand: Strong restaurant presence, featuring on 27 of the world's top wine lists, including Amber - Mandarin Oriental Economics: Below its peer group average price of £89 for the 2006 vintage Production: Higher production than its peer group average of 151,058 bottles

- www.wine-lister.com June 2017