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Auction Name: 2019 June 21 - 22 Fine & Rare Wine Signature Auction - Beverly Hills

Lot Number: 98

Shortcut to Lot: HA.com/5433-98

Chateau Pontet Canet 2010
Pauillac
8lbsl
Bottle (12)


"An astounding, compelling wine with the classic Pauillac nose more often associated with its cross-street neighbor, Mouton-Rothschild, creme de cassis, there are also some violets and other assorted floral notes. The wine has off-the-charts massiveness and intensity but never comes across as heavy, overbearing or astringent. The freshness, laser-like precision, and full-bodied, massive richness and extract are simply remarkable to behold and experience. It is very easy, to become jaded tasting such great wines from a great vintage, but it is really a privilege to taste something as amazing as this. Unfortunately, it needs a good decade of cellaring, and that’s assuming it doesn’t close down over the next few years. This is a 50- to 75-year wine from one of the half-dozen or so most compulsive and obsessive proprietors in all of Bordeaux. Is there anything that proprietor Alfred Tesseron is not doing right? Talk about an estate that is on top of its game!" (100 pts. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #205, Feb. 2013)

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