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Château Grand-Pontet

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2020
90
Medium-bodied, with notes of wet earth, espresso, licorice, dark red berries and cocoa on the nose. Soft, round, lush and polished, the wine is forward, fruity and a bit oaky at the moment. Give it a few years to come together and it will be an even better wine. 89-91 Pts

Medium-bodied, with notes of wet earth, espresso, licorice, dark red berries and cocoa on the nose. Soft, round, lush and polished, the wine is forward, fruity and a bit oaky at the moment. Give it a few years to come together and it will be an even better wine. 89-91 Pts

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2019
90
Espresso, smoke, licorice and ripe dark red berries galore here. Medium-bodied, round, soft and juicy. This is best Grand Pontet ever produced! 89-91 Pts

Espresso, smoke, licorice and ripe dark red berries galore here. Medium-bodied, round, soft and juicy. This is best Grand Pontet ever produced! 89-91 Pts

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2018
90
Round, lush, soft, forward and fruity, with ample cocoa, licorice, dark cherries, spice and chocolate, this is already nice to drink and will only get better with a few years of aging.

Round, lush, soft, forward and fruity, with ample cocoa, licorice, dark cherries, spice and chocolate, this is already nice to drink and will only get better with a few years of aging.

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Medium-bodied, juicy and already showing its dark cherry and espresso bean profile, the wine is round and fruity. With just a few years of age, it will be perfect for consumption. 89-91 Pts

Medium-bodied, juicy and already showing its dark cherry and espresso bean profile, the wine is round and fruity. With just a few years of age, it will be perfect for consumption. 89-91 Pts

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2017
90
Flowers, earth, thyme and coffee bean form the character here. On the palate the wine is round, soft and polished, leaving you with a sweet, juicy, fruity finish.

Flowers, earth, thyme and coffee bean form the character here. On the palate the wine is round, soft and polished, leaving you with a sweet, juicy, fruity finish.

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2016
90
Medium bodied with wet earth, smoke, licorice, espresso and red fruits, the wine is sweet fresh, round and even shows minereality in the finish. Give it a few years of age.

Medium bodied with wet earth, smoke, licorice, espresso and red fruits, the wine is sweet fresh, round and even shows minereality in the finish. Give it a few years of age.

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Medium bodied with ripe, fresh red fruits, spice, earth and a finish of juicy cherries and stone.

Medium bodied with ripe, fresh red fruits, spice, earth and a finish of juicy cherries and stone.

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2015
92
This is the best vintage ever produced at Grand Pontet. The fruits are ripe, round and forward. There is sweetness, length and depth, with silky qualities in the finish. You can drink this young, or age it for a few years.

This is the best vintage ever produced at Grand Pontet. The fruits are ripe, round and forward. There is sweetness, length and depth, with silky qualities in the finish. You can drink this young, or age it for a few years.

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The best vintage ever from Grand Pontet, the wine is open and already shows its round, lush, soft, ripe, plums, licorice and cocoa character with quite easily.

The best vintage ever from Grand Pontet, the wine is open and already shows its round, lush, soft, ripe, plums, licorice and cocoa character with quite easily.

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Forward in style, the wine is lush, round and soft, with juicy, sweet, black cherries, espresso and dark chocolate. The wine is already easy and fun to taste.

Forward in style, the wine is lush, round and soft, with juicy, sweet, black cherries, espresso and dark chocolate. The wine is already easy and fun to taste.

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Loads of dark chocolate, ripe, juicy plums, cherry and floral notes, this wine is polished with silky textures and a sweet, fruit-filled finish.

Loads of dark chocolate, ripe, juicy plums, cherry and floral notes, this wine is polished with silky textures and a sweet, fruit-filled finish.

2,759 Views   Tasted
2014
88
Licorice and black raspberries with a stone and black cherry center and a slightly drying finish. 87-89 Pts

Licorice and black raspberries with a stone and black cherry center and a slightly drying finish. 87-89 Pts

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2013
86
Light, open and lacking in volume, this plummy wine will be best in its youth. 85-87 Pts

Light, open and lacking in volume, this plummy wine will be best in its youth. 85-87 Pts

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2012
89
Easy drinking charmer, with soft textures, sweet, fresh, soft, cherries, earth, floral and licorice overtones.

Easy drinking charmer, with soft textures, sweet, fresh, soft, cherries, earth, floral and licorice overtones.

3,155 Views   Tasted
Firm tannins, spicy red fruit, anise, espresso and earth on the nose, makes this slightly more interesting in the perfume, than on the palate.

Firm tannins, spicy red fruit, anise, espresso and earth on the nose, makes this slightly more interesting in the perfume, than on the palate.

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2011
86
With its oak and cherry character, medium body and light style, this slightly tart wine needs to be consumed young.

With its oak and cherry character, medium body and light style, this slightly tart wine needs to be consumed young.

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2010
89
Deep in color, the wine offer ripe notes of licorice, blackberry, cherry, wet earth and coffee bean. Soft in texture and already approachable, this should turn out nice with a few years of age.

Deep in color, the wine offer ripe notes of licorice, blackberry, cherry, wet earth and coffee bean. Soft in texture and already approachable, this should turn out nice with a few years of age.

3,442 Views   Tasted
2009
91
Popped and poured, this is clearly open for business. This charming St. Emilion offers licorice, espresso bean and chocolate covered plums with hints of boysenberry in the nose. Round tannins and plush textures make this even better. Even though the wine is 15% ABV, there is no sensation of heat in the fennel and black cherry filled finish.

Popped and poured, this is clearly open for business. This charming St. Emilion offers licorice, espresso bean and chocolate covered plums with hints of boysenberry in the nose. Round tannins and plush textures make this even better. Even though the wine is 15% ABV, there is no sensation of heat in the fennel and black cherry filled finish.

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2005
91
Still deep in color, with nose packed with licorice, chocolate covered black cherry and plum with soft, round textures and a fresh, concentrated, blackberry, fennel and cocoa finish. This is just starting to drink well and the best is yet to come.

Still deep in color, with nose packed with licorice, chocolate covered black cherry and plum with soft, round textures and a fresh, concentrated, blackberry, fennel and cocoa finish. This is just starting to drink well and the best is yet to come.

6,403 Views   Tasted
2001
91
Fully mature, this lusciously textured wine shows off its dark plums, licorice, black cherry, dark chocolate and floral charms with ease. With enough flesh to please the hedonists, and freshness to give it life, this is the best of older vintages of Grand Pontet I have ever tasted.

Fully mature, this lusciously textured wine shows off its dark plums, licorice, black cherry, dark chocolate and floral charms with ease. With enough flesh to please the hedonists, and freshness to give it life, this is the best of older vintages of Grand Pontet I have ever tasted.

3,447 Views   Tasted