Wine tasting note: 1996 Grand Pontet Bordeaux

1996 Grand Pontet Bordeaux

21st Apr 1999 GBP20 Bordeaux Table Red

Opaque black/red with some gradual pinking towards rim.
Perfumed and pure aromas of cassis, nuts, bark and new oak.
Full bodied with sweet, intense plum fruit; creamy, tangy oak; tobacco and lots of alcohol.
Warm with soft tannins and a long finish.
Very attractive now and over the next 5 to 6 years.

Wine Tasting: 1996 Bordeaux