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Red
2015 Château Pontet-Canet Pauillac Red Bordeaux Blend
7/12/2017 - Jeff Leve wrote:
96 points
A fabulous wine that has really developed well since it was first placed in barrel. Rich, dense and intense, the wine is deeply colored powerful and refined. The wine will hit the middle and probably the top of my initial score range with ease.
  • Xsagaroth commented:

    7/19/17, 12:34 AM - vs the the 2016 and considering the difference in price, which would you go with? (Just curious).

  • Xsagaroth commented:

    7/20/17, 1:00 AM - Money isnt so much the concern, but the increase in price / case was VERY significant I felt, and I more wondered, while yes, it is very high quality, does it still represent good value at this price?

White - Sweet/Dessert
2015 Château Coutet Barsac Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend
5/3/2016 - Jeff Leve wrote:
95 points
Concentrated, rich and deep, there is more than ample, perfectly ripe and over ripe, sweet, juicy, pineapples, apricot, vanilla, almond and honeysuckle all coated with flowery honey. But like all great sweet wines, it is the vibrant acidity that makes the wine interesting and keeps it fresh. 94-96 Pts
  • Xsagaroth commented:

    1/6/17, 5:35 AM - sounds like you're a coutet man much like myself ;-)
    Recently very much enjoyed drinking a case of the 2007, can recommend if you can find.

  • Xsagaroth commented:

    1/6/17, 9:19 AM - Thanks for the link - will enjoy reading this, I have a case of the 2015 and based on the vintage reports ive read for 2016 i expect the quality to be similar and will be adding a case of 2016 in April / May, used to be a staunch "red bordeaux" sort, but on my second visit to the City of Bordeaux I was utterly converted on Barsac and Sauternes.

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