028 793 95144        Mon to Fri 9am - 5pm

Chateau Grand Pontet Saint-Emilion Grand Cru 2005

Country: France

Availability: Many in stock
£49.99
QTY:

2005 Chateau Grand Pontet, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru, France

Sweet vanilla-edged black cherry. Richly fragrant and inviting. Fine tense structure. Dense, aromatic, and long fresh finish.

Drink 2010-14

Château Grand-Pontet 2005 Saint Emilion Grand Cru [75cl] France

Château Grand-Pontet, a 14 hectare St-Emilion Grand Cru Classés property was owned by Barton & Guestier until it was purchased in 1980 by Gérard and Dominique Becot, who also own the neighbouring property, Château Beau-Séjour Bécot. Grand-Pontet's vineyards are well situated on the famous limestone plateau found west of the village of St-Emilion and are planted with Merlot (75%), Cabernet Franc (15%) and Cabernet Sauvignon (10%).

Tasting Notes for Grand Pontet, 2005: Kudos to proprietress Sophie Porquet, who also makes the sensational Cotes de Castillon, Joanin-Becot. From this 35-acre vineyard she has fashioned a sensational blend of 70% Merlot and the rest Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon. Her finest effort since taking over this property in 1999, the 2005 boasts a saturated purple color followed by notes of ripe blackberries, black currants, licorice, incense, chocolate, and espresso. Thick, highly-extracted flavors nearly obscure the elevated tannins. This big, serious, rich claret is meant to last for three decades or more. A great wine for the vintage, it is also a sleeper of the vintage given the fact that this estate remains under most consumer`s radar. Wine Advocate # 176 Apr 2008 Parker Points: 93 Drinking Period: 2015-2030

Region: France

Delivery

Free Delivery

Free Delivery is available for all orders over £100

Orders Under £100

  • UK: £9.99
  • Republic of Ireland: £7.99

Delivery usually takes between 3-5 working days (Monday - Friday) from dispatch and requires a signature at point of delivery.

Do you deliver outside the UK and Ireland?

We can do this upon request, please contact our customer care team for a quote, Email: Kennyb@homedeliverywine.com

View Full Delivery & Returns Info

Money back guarantee

If your order goes missing, or is damaged

If we are unable to dispatch replacement goods within 7 days we will offer you a full refund.
Read More

UK & Ireland Shipping

Standard charge to anywhere in N.Ireland

Delivery usually takes between 3-5 working days (Monday - Friday)
FREE DELIVERY WHEN YOUR SPEND £100 OR MORE
Read More

Award winning retailer

Proud to shout about our retailer awards

  • Northern Ireland (NI) Neighbourhood Retailer
  • Store of The Year
  • UK winner in the BP UK Innovation Award in 2015.
  • Training Initiative of the Year
  • Overall NI Neighbourhood Retailer of The Year in the Neighbourhood Retailer Awards 2012