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Château Cantelys

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2021 Château Cantelys Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 91
Crisp, vibrant, juicy, fresh, lemons and just squeezed grapefruit notes are all over the place here in the nose and in the lively, racy palate. This is a well-priced, white Bordeaux that really hits the spot. The wine blends 50% Sauvignon Blanc with 50% Semillon. Drink from 2023-2029. 91-91

Crisp, vibrant, juicy, fresh, lemons and just squeezed grapefruit notes are all over the place here in the nose and in the lively, racy palate. This is a well-priced, white Bordeaux that really hits the spot. The wine blends 50% Sauvignon Blanc with 50% Semillon. Drink from 2023-2029. 91-91

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2020 Château Cantelys  (Pessac-Léognan) 91
Medium-bodied, forward, soft, round, refined and polished, with a nice dose of fresh, blackberry, spice and savory, tobacco tinged fruits on the nose and palate. This is going to offer fabulous, early-drinking pleasure. Plus, it should age and evolve for at least 12 or more years after that. The wine blends 70% Cabernet Sauvignon with 30% Merlot. 90-92 Pts

Medium-bodied, forward, soft, round, refined and polished, with a nice dose of fresh, blackberry, spice and savory, tobacco tinged fruits on the nose and palate. This is going to offer fabulous, early-drinking pleasure. Plus, it should age and evolve for at least 12 or more years after that. The wine blends 70% Cabernet Sauvignon with 30% Merlot. 90-92 Pts

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2020 Château Cantelys Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 91
Grapefruit and flower aromas are front and center of this lush creamy, ripe, fresh charmer. There is a sweet touch of white peach along with juicy yellow citrus in the finish. The wine blends 50% Sauvignon Blanc with 50% Semillon. 91 Pts

Grapefruit and flower aromas are front and center of this lush creamy, ripe, fresh charmer. There is a sweet touch of white peach along with juicy yellow citrus in the finish. The wine blends 50% Sauvignon Blanc with 50% Semillon. 91 Pts

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2019 Château Cantelys  (Pessac-Léognan) 90
Cedar, tobacco leaf, singed herbs and currants fill the perfume. The palate is medium-bodied, soft, fresh, bright and crisp, leaving you with a sweet, juicy, crisp red currant finish with a hint of spice, coffee bean and cocoa on the backend. You can drink this just about on release. Drink from 2023-2032.

Cedar, tobacco leaf, singed herbs and currants fill the perfume. The palate is medium-bodied, soft, fresh, bright and crisp, leaving you with a sweet, juicy, crisp red currant finish with a hint of spice, coffee bean and cocoa on the backend. You can drink this just about on release. Drink from 2023-2032.

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A touch of smoke, espresso, plums and earth get this going. Medium-bodied, soft and forward, the fruit is ripe, sweet, juicy and fresh, with a hint of chocolate and peppery plums and spice in the finish. Give this a year or two in the cellar and enjoy it over the following decade. 90-92 Pts

A touch of smoke, espresso, plums and earth get this going. Medium-bodied, soft and forward, the fruit is ripe, sweet, juicy and fresh, with a hint of chocolate and peppery plums and spice in the finish. Give this a year or two in the cellar and enjoy it over the following decade. 90-92 Pts

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2019 Château Cantelys Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 91
Flowers, spice, orange tropical fruit and lemon rind on the nose and on the fresh, sweet, ripe, lifted, energetic palate has everything working in harmony. Drink from 2022-2028.

Flowers, spice, orange tropical fruit and lemon rind on the nose and on the fresh, sweet, ripe, lifted, energetic palate has everything working in harmony. Drink from 2022-2028.

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Honeydew, orange, white peach and a hint of citrus smell and feel great here. Drink this young for its bright, fresh, clean, crisp citrus. 90-92 Pts

Honeydew, orange, white peach and a hint of citrus smell and feel great here. Drink this young for its bright, fresh, clean, crisp citrus. 90-92 Pts

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2018 Château Cantelys Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 90
Fruity, sweet, fresh and showing off its white peach, vanilla and citrus with little effort, you can pop and pour this well-priced white Bordeaux at your leisure. Enjoy it over the next 3-5 years.

Fruity, sweet, fresh and showing off its white peach, vanilla and citrus with little effort, you can pop and pour this well-priced white Bordeaux at your leisure. Enjoy it over the next 3-5 years.

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With a sweet, fresh, lemon and white peach character and enough pep to get the wine going, this will be ready for prime time drinking on release.

With a sweet, fresh, lemon and white peach character and enough pep to get the wine going, this will be ready for prime time drinking on release.

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2018 Château Cantelys  (Pessac-Léognan) 91
Flowers, chocolate, plum and sweet cherries, smoke and a bit of pepper too on the nose. The wine is round, sweet, soft and filled with ripe fruits, finishing with a touch of chocolate on top of all those fruits. You can drink this in its youth for all its fruit, or age it a few years and enjoy more earthy notes.

Flowers, chocolate, plum and sweet cherries, smoke and a bit of pepper too on the nose. The wine is round, sweet, soft and filled with ripe fruits, finishing with a touch of chocolate on top of all those fruits. You can drink this in its youth for all its fruit, or age it a few years and enjoy more earthy notes.

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The wine is ripe and fruity. On the mid palate, the black cherries, licorice and creamy, dark chocolate sensations are singing. You can enjoy this wine on release for its showy, sweet fruits or age it a few years for more pleasure. 90-92 Pts

The wine is ripe and fruity. On the mid palate, the black cherries, licorice and creamy, dark chocolate sensations are singing. You can enjoy this wine on release for its showy, sweet fruits or age it a few years for more pleasure. 90-92 Pts

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2017 Château Cantelys  (Pessac-Léognan) 90
Medium bodied, elegant, forward, refined and offering up easily its plums and cherry fruits with just the right hint of smoke in the background. Softly textured and easy to enjoy, this will be delicious on release.

Medium bodied, elegant, forward, refined and offering up easily its plums and cherry fruits with just the right hint of smoke in the background. Softly textured and easy to enjoy, this will be delicious on release.

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2017 Château Cantelys Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 90
Grapefruit, honeydew and white peach on the nose, opulent and juicy in the mouth, an enjoyable spray of lemon and key lime in the finish. You can enjoy this white Bordeaux on release.

Grapefruit, honeydew and white peach on the nose, opulent and juicy in the mouth, an enjoyable spray of lemon and key lime in the finish. You can enjoy this white Bordeaux on release.

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2016 Château Cantelys  (Pessac-Léognan) 89
Medium bodied with smoky, black raspberries and plum create the character of the wine. Forward in style, easy to drink and should offer pleasure on release.

Medium bodied with smoky, black raspberries and plum create the character of the wine. Forward in style, easy to drink and should offer pleasure on release.

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2016 Château Cantelys Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 85
Using 50% Semillon and 50% Sauvignon Blanc, you find, pomelo, vanilla, honeysuckle and citrus aromatics. Forward, his forward styled, you get the feeling of flesh, yellow citrus fruits in the finish

Using 50% Semillon and 50% Sauvignon Blanc, you find, pomelo, vanilla, honeysuckle and citrus aromatics. Forward, his forward styled, you get the feeling of flesh, yellow citrus fruits in the finish

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2015 Château Cantelys Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 88
Forward, early drinking charmer with honeysuckle, and citrus on the nose and in the soft, sweet, fruity, yellow citrus palate.

Forward, early drinking charmer with honeysuckle, and citrus on the nose and in the soft, sweet, fruity, yellow citrus palate.

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From equal parts Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc, this forward styled, white Bordeaux wine is replete with sweet, fresh, yellow and orange citrus with grapefruit both on the nose and in the mouth.

From equal parts Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc, this forward styled, white Bordeaux wine is replete with sweet, fresh, yellow and orange citrus with grapefruit both on the nose and in the mouth.

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2015 Château Cantelys  (Pessac-Léognan) 89
From a blend of 70% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Merlot, the wine is already open, forward and easily delivers its medium bodied, soft, plum and cherry notes. This is a wine of pleasure to drink early in life.

From a blend of 70% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Merlot, the wine is already open, forward and easily delivers its medium bodied, soft, plum and cherry notes. This is a wine of pleasure to drink early in life.

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70% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Merlot created a forward styled wine with round textures, fresh, black cherries, plums and pop of dark cherry and cocoa in the finish. 89-91 Pts

70% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Merlot created a forward styled wine with round textures, fresh, black cherries, plums and pop of dark cherry and cocoa in the finish. 89-91 Pts

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2014 Château Cantelys  (Pessac-Léognan) 88
Smoky black raspberries are the core of this wine. It’s a medium-bodied, forward-thinking and easy drinking, ending with a soft cherry finish. 87-89 Pts

Smoky black raspberries are the core of this wine. It’s a medium-bodied, forward-thinking and easy drinking, ending with a soft cherry finish. 87-89 Pts

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2014 Château Cantelys Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 88
This wine is zesty, bright and clean with yellow citrus fruits and stone, refreshing with vivacious style and ready to drink. 88 Pts

This wine is zesty, bright and clean with yellow citrus fruits and stone, refreshing with vivacious style and ready to drink. 88 Pts

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2012 Château Cantelys  (Pessac-Léognan) 86
65% Cabernet Sauvignon and 35% Merlot, planted in deep gravel soils, made a medium-bodied wine with sweet cherries and a forward personality, 85-87 Pts

65% Cabernet Sauvignon and 35% Merlot, planted in deep gravel soils, made a medium-bodied wine with sweet cherries and a forward personality, 85-87 Pts

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2012 Château Cantelys Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 88
Half the blend is devoted to Sauvignon Blanc, the remainder is split between 45% Semillon and 5% Sauvignon Gris. Medium-bodied with fresh lemon and orange notes, the wine ends with a grassy, citrus finish. 87-89 Pts

Half the blend is devoted to Sauvignon Blanc, the remainder is split between 45% Semillon and 5% Sauvignon Gris. Medium-bodied with fresh lemon and orange notes, the wine ends with a grassy, citrus finish. 87-89 Pts

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2010 Château Cantelys  (Pessac-Léognan) 89
This small wine delivers a lot of bang for the buck. Medium bodied, soft, and focused on its ripe, dark red, smoky fruits, earthy accents and gentle textures, this charmer is ready to go.

This small wine delivers a lot of bang for the buck. Medium bodied, soft, and focused on its ripe, dark red, smoky fruits, earthy accents and gentle textures, this charmer is ready to go.

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2009 Château Cantelys  (Pessac-Léognan) 87
Soft, easy going, easy drinking, medium bodied, crowd pleasing style of wine that will be best on the young side of life. This is a good example of a Bordeaux value wine with character.

Soft, easy going, easy drinking, medium bodied, crowd pleasing style of wine that will be best on the young side of life. This is a good example of a Bordeaux value wine with character.

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