Medoc CC and St Emilion 1GCC 2003
Château Pontet-Canet, Pauillac 5CC
Decanter average score: 17pts/20 (90/100pts)
Individual judge’s scores: Stephen Brook 18 Ronan Sayburn MS 17 Steven Spurrier 16
Big, meaty nose with lifted blackcurrant and black cherry fruit – vivid with considerable freshness. Rich, broad and succulent; has Pauillac power and density but vigour and sweetness of fruit too.
Price £81–£110 Widely available at leading Bordeaux merchants