Château Pontet Fumet 2010 – Magnum

36.00€

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Gold Medal of the 2014 Gilbert & Gaillard Guide
Bronze Medal at the 2013 Decanter Awards

“Lovely intense robe with purple tints. Fruity, more-ish nose with a woody, mineral background. Quite delicate on the palate. The fruit and the wood form lovely harmony. This vintage is already pleasant and will get better.”
2014 Gilbert & Gaillard Guide

“Dark robe. Overwhelming wood on the nose with spicy hints of red and black fruit. Medium-bodied with pronounced tannins and characteristic acidity. Succulent extract of red and black fruit, good length.”
Andreas Larsson – Tasted Journal

“Purple tints on the robe. Black fruit, discrete spice. Medium-bodied and good length.”
Marcus Del Monego – Tasted Journal

“Lovely deep dense robe with small light garnet tints. Delicate nose with hints of fruit compote, a little undergrowth, blackberry jelly and a hint of toast. Same style on the palate, delicate, softened with generous body. A touch of sweetness on the finish, which makes this an appealing Saint Emilion and a perfect match for quail with grapes.” 1001 Dégustations

Additional Information

Packaging

Magnum – Wooden Case

Vineyard Origins

15th century, acquired in 2008 by Philippe Bardet

Owner

Bardet Family

Surface Area

17 ha

Soils types

Sand, clay and gravel

Planting density

6,000 vines per hectare

Average age of the vines

34 years

Cultivation

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

Tillage

Natural permanent grass cover crop

Grape varieties
Yield

48 hectolitres per hectare

Harvest

By machine

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

Annual production

96 000 bottles

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