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2009 Chateau Pontet-Canet 'Les Hauts de Pontet-Canet', Pauillac, France

Wine Notes

Second label of Chateau Pontet Canet

Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $50   From: $45   To: $55

Search Rank 660 What is search rank?
Over all vintages, this was the 660th most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year. Search rank last month: 650th

Price History for 2009 Chateau Pontet-Canet 'Les Hauts de Pontet-Canet', Pauillac, France
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Auction Price History for 2009 Chateau Pontet-Canet 'Les Hauts de Pontet-Canet', Pauillac, France

Grape Variety: Bordeaux Blend Red

A Bordeaux Blend, at its most basic, is any combination of those grape varieties typically used to make the red wines of Bordeaux. The phrase, which seems to have originated with British wine merchants in the 19th Century, relates as much to wines made from the blend as to the grape-variety combination itself (© Copyright material, Wine-Searcher.com). Far from being an officially defined or legal term, it is almost never used for wine-labeling purposes (although it occasionally appears on back labels). Its equivalent in the United States is Meritage, which is not only legally defined, but also a registered trademark.

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Region Hierarchy
  • Pauillac wine region

    Pauillac, a village located between Saint-Estephe and Saint-Julien on Bordeaux's Medoc peninsula, is home to some of the world's most famous and expensive wines (most obviously those of the first growths Chateaux Latour, Lafite Rothschild and Mouton Rothschild). The village has its own appellation specifically for red wines made predominantly from Cabernet Sauvignon – a variety well suited to the free-draining gravel soils found all around Pauillac.
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  • Medoc wine region

    The Medoc region of Bordeaux is home to pine forests, sand dunes and many thousands of acres of vineyard. Wedged between the Atlantic coastline and the broad Gironde estuary, the Medoc is effectively a peninsula (presqu'île in French). It extends 50 miles (80km) north-westwards from Bordeaux city to the Pointe de Grave headland, whose sandy, gravelly terrain hints at what lies beneath the Medoc vineyards, and makes the area quite so well suited to viti ... more

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