Ch. Pontet-Canet, Pauillac
Organic

Ch. Pontet-Canet, Pauillac - 2012

Item # 20970 750mL
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Color
Red
Vintage
Country
Region
Sub-Region
Appellation/Village
Pauillac

Production Methods

Organic

Organic

Biodynamic

Wine made from grapes grown organically using natural composting techniques and special preparations of herbal sprays while following the astronomical calendar.


Tasting Notes

Château Pontet-Canet traces its origins back to 1725. The modern age of the winery began in the 1970s and today the property boasts 78 ha of vines in a prime area of the Pauillac and with vineyards planted to Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc.


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