Buy 6, save 2%!
The elegant Pauillac of Château Pontet-Canet glides into the glass with bright purple. Slightly slanted, a transition of the hue towards garnet red is visible at the edges. When swirling the glass, one can perceive a first-rate balance in this red wine, as it does not stand out on the glass walls as watery or syrupy or liqueur-like. This French cuvée reveals delightfully distinguished notes of raisins, prunes, fruit loaves and blackberries in the glass. These are joined by hints of black tea, gingerbread spice and cocoa bean.
The Château Pontet-Canet Pauillac presents itself to the wine lover pleasantly dry. This red wine never shows itself coarse or meager, as one might expect from a wine icon wine segment. Balanced and multifaceted, this velvety red wine presents itself on the palate. In the finish, this very storable from the wine-growing region of Bordeaux finally inspires with exceptional length. There are again hints of blueberry and dried fruit.
Vinification of the Pauillac of Château Pontet-Canet
The basis for the first-class and wonderfully balanced cuvée Pauillac of Château Pontet-Canet are Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Manseng grapes. Of course, Pauillac is also defined by more than just the Pauillac soil. This Frenchman can be described in the best sense of the word as an Old World wine that is exceptionally distinguished. After the hand harvest, the grapes arrive swiftly at the winery. Here they are selected and carefully broken up. Fermentation follows in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperatures. Fermentation is followed by aging for several months on the fine lees before the wine is finally drawn into bottles.
Food recommendation for the Pauillac of Château Pontet-Canet
This French red wine is best enjoyed at a temperature of 15 - 18°C. It is perfect to accompany lamb stew with chickpeas and dried figs, stuffed peppers or vegetable couscous with beef meatballs.
- More products from Château Pontet-Canet