Château Pontet Canet

Château Pontet-Canet

Pauillac Red Bordeaux Blend 2014

Coffee rye with baked, black currants, dried blackberry, cherrywood, cedar, light pepper, potable, African violet, fig, sarsaparilla and thyme. Grippy, grainy tannins awash in tart black cherry, cinnamon and savory. Young and green with tight tart edges, but open just enough to appreciated the complexities. Underrated sleeper vintage that just might come together. Finish is obfuscated at this juncture. Espresso is my guess, though!


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— 20 days ago

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Château Canet

Alternative Chardonnay 2020

Jan A
9.2

What better way to watch the Dutchies' opening game in Qatar with Canet Alternative. Owned by Dutch family Lemstra-blake, they have a small plot that yields just two barrels and results in an elegant mineral driven wine in the style of Burgundy — a year ago

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Jan de Weerd

Jan de Weerd

I hope you still had some wine left to celebrate the first goal!!
Jan A

Jan A

Yes this picture was taken at the end of the game!

Domaine Paul Pernot et Ses Fils

Champ Canet Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Chardonnay 2022

Better vs the lineup. Retains more minerality upfront but still gives in to a mellow lest character — a month ago

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Château Latour

Le Pauillac de Chateau Latour Red Bordeaux Blend 2016

J. Kim
9.1

The 2016 has rounder fatter fruit and less angular architecture than the 2010, and more intense structure than the 2015. The aroma is a classic old school Pauillac, black fruit, tobacco, cigar box and graphite, on top of leathery barnyard bass notes that one often finds in old Lynch Bages or Pontet Canet. More masculine than feminine with lack of vanilla and minty notes. No overripeness, over-oakiness, over-manipulation this year. Type IV Bordeaux in which the aromatic complexity and the structural intensity is well-matched. Less polish this year but the balance between the presence and the reserve is so well-judged. — a year ago

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Château Grand-Pontet

Saint-Émilion Red Bordeaux Blend 2001

VA. Red currant, blood, sanguine, ash, minerality. Medium integrated tannins and high acidity. — 5 months ago

Domaine Jean-Marc Boillot

Champ-Canet Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Chardonnay 2019

2019 vintage. Scratches the itch and hits the spot. Very very solid without being quite spectacular for now but it's early in the game. could see this hitting a 9.4 in the next few years. 8.12.23. — 6 months ago

Jan, Ted and 11 others liked this

Sequoia Grove

Rutherford Bench Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

This was awesome! PnP’d. Very balanced wine. Medium plus depth. Integrated dark blue and black fruit with oak, vanilla, and cedar. Somewhat similar to Pontet Canet. Lovely silky texture and medium plus finish. Exactly how Napa Cab should taste! — 2 years ago

Brooke Weaver Jakubowski
with Brooke
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