Château Pontet Canet
In 1705, Jean-François de Pontet, who was the Governor of the Médoc, purchased some land near the village of Pauillac (Bordeaux) and planted some vines. Some years later, he also acquired some parcels in Canet and added these to his property. He added his own name to that of his land to give his estate more glamour which was quite common at that time.
In 1855, Château Pontet Canet was classified as one of the 18 5th Growths of the Official Classification of Bordeaux. In 1865, the estate was purchased by Herman Cruse and Château Pontet Canet remained in thye family until 1975. Then, Cognac merchant Guy Tesseron acquired the Château and nowadays, his family is still in control of the estate.
At present, Château Pontet Canet covers 120 Ha, of which 81 Ha are under vine. MORE ...
Only in 1972 the wines were château bottled, before that time, the wine was sold to merchants. In 1982, they introduced their second wine, named “Les Hauts de Pontet”. Since 2005, Château Pontet Canet outperforms his status as a 5th Growth and the wines are scaled as “Super Seconds”.
Top vintages for the “Grand Vin” are: 1959, 1961, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2009, 2010, 2015 and 2016.
Robert Parker is 's werelds toonaagevende wijnrecensent. Beoordelingen lopen van 50 tot 100 punten.
Beoordelingen van WineSpectator/James Suckling. Beoordelingen lopen van 50 tot 100 punten.
Proefnotities van andere wijnprofessionals zoals Jancis Robinson, Rene Gabriel, Burghound enz.
Beoordelingen van het Best of Wine proefpanel
Aantal flessen in voorraad
|Chateau Pontet Canet • Assortment Vertical 2008-2013||NV||4,5||3||€ 749,00||€ 906,29|
|Chateau Pontet Canet||1937||0,75||-||1||€ 399,00||€ 482,79|
|Chateau Pontet Canet||2006||0,75||95||93||2||€ 83,95||€ 101,58|
|Chateau Pontet Canet||2011||0,75||93||92||18||8+||4||€ 74,00||€ 89,54|
|Chateau Pontet Canet||2013||0,75||91||17||8||38||€ 65,00||€ 78,65|
|Chateau Pontet Canet||2014||0,75||95||18||8.5||41||€ 84,00||€ 101,64|
|Chateau Pontet Canet||2015||0,75||96||18||9||10||€ 115,00||€ 139,15|
|Chateau Pontet Canet||2016||0,75||98||98||18||9+||1||€ 139,00||€ 168,19|