Top 10 most disappointing wines of Bordeaux 2013

9. Pontet-Canet

Pontet-Canet owner Alfred Tesseron with one of the estate's horses

Pontet-Canet owner Alfred Tesseron with one of the estate’s horses

Having secured itself a wealth of coverage following an unprecedentedly early release, did Pontet-Canet live up to the hype?

Some will say it did but not that many it would appear, securing it a ninth place in the disappointment chart.

Fowler described it as “one for fans only” and there were “better buys” for Pauillac rather than Pontet lovers, while Justerini & Brooks likewise declared themselves “disappointed”.

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