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Chateau GRAND PONTET Saint-Emilion Grand Cru 1994

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Wine Region: Bordeaux - France

Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot

Tasting notes: "This medium to full-bodied wine reveals the tell-tale oaky veneer that is so much a part of the wines made by the Becot family. There is also plenty of rich, low acid fruit, as well as a chewy texture, good purity and ripeness, and glycerin in the muscular yet silky finish. Drink it over the next decade." - Robert M. Parker, Jr., Wine Advocate

About the winery:
In 1980, Chateau Grand Pontet changed owners: it passed into the hands of a family company, with management assured by Sylvie Pourquet-Becot, since 2000. In one piece and 35 years on average, the vineyard covers 14 hectares of predominantly limestone soil, a few steps from the collegiate church of Saint-Emilion.

Expert Rating:
Wine Advocate: 88/100

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