Château Pontet Fumet 1999 – Magnum

55.80€

Qté:

“1999 was an early ripening and abundant vintage of good quality although rain at harvest time contributed to irregular results depending on the estate. 1999, here has already aged and is very aromatic and more-ish. Pleasantly fragrant, it is supple on the palate and close to its best.”

Alain Chameyrat, critic, 2012 Bettane & Desseauve Guide

Additional Information

Packaging

Magnum – Wooden Case

Vineyard Origins

15th century, acquired in 2008 by Philippe Bardet

Surface Area

17 ha

Soils types

Sand, clay and gravel

Average age of the vines

34 years

Grape varieties
Planting density

6,000 vines per hectare

Tillage

Natural permanent grass cover crop

Yield
Cultivation

Integrated farming and sustainable production, certified High Environmental Value and Iso 14001

Selection

Unique grape screening technology

Pre-fermentation soak

Gentle at low temperature

Winemaking

The fruit is soaked gently in new-generation tanks in which the marc is immersed thereby enabling the extraction of silky tannins from the skins.

Aged in barrels

50% new barrels & 50% one-year-old barrels

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