Wine Chateau Pontet-Canet, Pauillac AOC 5-me Grand Cru Classe, 2004
Wine of deep, almost opaque ruby color.
The wine has a rich flavor with fine notes of currant, licorice and mint, good length and silky tannins.
The wine has a very intense, spicy, complex flavor that mixes notes of red and black berries (blackberries, cherries, morello cherry) with hints of licorice, coffee and vanilla notes.
The wine goes well with meat dishes, game and cheeses.
Grapes for wine Chateau Ponte Cane harvested by hand. Slow fermentation method using natural yeast provides better extraction of tannins. Maceration usually lasts more than four weeks, but varies depending on the grape variety, crop quality and age of the vines. Wine is aged sixteen to twenty months, depending on the crop. The proportion of new barrels is not more than two-thirds. Traditionally, wine "Chateau Canet Ponte" characterized by a great aging potential. The expected maturity of wine Chateau Pontet-Canet 2004: 2010-2016.
Chateau Ponte Cana is located in the heart of Pauillac, south of Chateau Mouton Rothschild. Ponte Canet has nizkoplodorodnye gravel and sandy soils typical of the vineyards of the region. However, due diligence and competent viticulture, on 81 hectares of vineyards are born great quality harvest. Land mostly planted with Cabernet Sauvignon, which is perfectly adapted to the soil and climate Pauillac. From the resulting harvest, winemakers Chateau Ponte Canet produce rich, well-structured, long-lived wines, known for their grace and elegance. In accordance with the long tradition of the Médoc, Cabernet Sauvignon blended with Merlot and Cabernet Franc, which give the wine smoothness and charm. In some wines contribute to the complexity of the Petit Verdot adds. In the practice of viticulture adhere ecological way of growing in line with environmental protection - without herbicides and other chemicals.