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Saturday 25 October 2014

Pontet-Canet

Pontet-Canet second wine loses AOC

The 2012 vintage of Pontet-Canet’s second wine, Les Hauts de Pontet-Canet, has had its AOC application rejected and will instead be bottled as Vin de France.

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 2 Comments »

Top 10 most disappointing wines of Bordeaux 2013

The top 10 most disappointing wines of the Bordeaux 2013 vintage as chosen by the trade for Liv-ex’s survey.

Friday, April 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2013: Gazin down €1

As the en primeur tastings begin to wind down, Château Gazin has released with a small drop of just a euro on its 2012 price.

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Fine Wine 100 in free fall

Liv-ex’s Fine Wine 100 index has fallen for the 12th consecutive month in March, an “unprecedented” milestone, while Pontet-Canet’s 2009 and 2010 vintages came “under fire”.

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

2013 primeurs: day two in the Médoc

The first day of the communal tastings with the Union des Grands Crus gives a broader appreciation of the vintage on the Left Bank.

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2013: What will the others do?

With a mixture of admiration, caution and near indifference, the trade considered the impact of Pontet-Canet’s surprise release this week.

Friday, March 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2013: Pontet-Canet explains itself

Melanie Tesseron co-owner of Pontet-Canet has explained why the fifth growth released so early and at the same price as last year.

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Merchant declares Bordeaux 2012 overpriced and skips vintage

Enotria subsidiary Great Western Wine won’t be offering Bordeaux 2012 this year because it believes the releases are overpriced.

Thursday, May 16th, 2013 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2012: last of the first growths

After a mid-week pause the Bordeaux en primeur campaign has taken off again with the release of Pontet-Canet, Haut Brion and La Mission Haut-Brion.

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013 No Comments »

Pontet Canet seeks ‘emotion’ via amphorae

Château Pontet Canet’s technical director Jean-Michel Comme has explained how the pioneering introduction of amphora-matured wine in the estate’s 2012 blend heralds an important step forward in quality.

Monday, April 8th, 2013 No Comments »

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