2003 Pontet Canet
One cannot say enough about the labors of proprietor Alfred Tesseron, who has personally overseen the dramatic increase in quality of the wines at Pontet-Canet which started in a significant manner with 1994. This is a classic Pauillac-styled wine (meaning oodles of cassis flavors), as one might expect from a vineyard on the plateau of Pauillac, across the street from Mouton-Rothschild. One of the great successes of the vintage and certainly one of the most profound Pontet-Canets made over the last decade is the 2003. Deep purple to the rim with a glorious nose of scorched earth, black currant jam, smoke, licorice,
and roasted meats, it is full-bodied, incredibly powerful, dense, with low acidity but high tannin, broad-shouldered, and savory. This is a stunning, pure, classic Pontet-Canet that should be at its best between
2010 and 2035. Score: 95
Robert Parker, Wine Advocate (164), April 2006
我们只可以不停地称赞经营者阿尔弗雷德·泰瑟隆的坚毅和努力。从1994年起，他亲自监督酒庄的营运， 达道了他的愿望於大大提昇宝得根酒庄红葡萄酒的质素。这2003年份的宝得根是一款典型波雅克风格的酒，酒色是深紫色，具有黑醋栗果浆，黑莓果， 焚香，甘草和烧肉混合而成的芳香。 丰厚的酒体，强劲， 浓郁，酸度低，但单宁高。2003年份的宝得根红葡萄酒是一款绝妙的佳酿，它的巅峰状态会在2010 到2035.