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Château Grand-Pontet 2018

Château Grand-Pontet 2018
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A fruit-forward and structured Grand Cru Classé of Saint-Émilion

A Grand Cru Classé of Saint-Emilion, the Château Grand-Pontet 2018 offers the experience of a great red wine from the right bank of Bordeaux in an exceptional vintage.

Located on a plateau to the west coast of Saint-Émilion, the Grand Cru Classé Château Grand-Pontet watches over a 14-hectare vineyard, spread over great limestone, clay-limestone and sandy-clay soils. The estate is dominated by Merlot (70%), supplemented by Cabernet Franc (17.5%), Cabernet Sauvignon (7.5%) and Malbec (5%). The wine is aged in oak barrels (90% new wood).

At the tasting, the Château Grand-Pontet 2018 offers a complex aromatic bouquet, with notes of ripe black fruits, cherry, fresh cedar and dried herbs. The gourmet palate reveals tasty notes of black fruits and nicely textured tannins.

Parker : 89-91 / 100
J. Robinson : 15 / 20
Wine Advocate-Parker :
The 2018 Grand-Pontet has a deep purple-black color and begins a bit cedary with underlying mulberries, warm plums and cherry preserves plus wafts of dusty soil, garrigue and dried herbs. Full-bodied and laden with earth-sparked black fruit, it has a chewy frame and finishes a little firm.
BordeauxSaint-Emilion
Alcohol
14.5

Grape varieties
Merlot/Cabernet Franc/Cabernet Sauvignon

Environment
Sustainable viticulture

J. Robinson
15

J. Suckling
91-92

Vinous - A. Galloni
89-92

Country
France

Wine certification
AOC

Vineyard
Libournais

Area
Bordeaux

Appellation
Saint-Emilion

Color
Red

Producer
Château Grand-Pontet

Classification
Grand cru classe

Parker
89-91

Allergens
Contains sulphites

Is promo
No

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