Bardet family has been growing grapes and making
wine in the Saint-Emilion Grand Cru since
1704. In the 19th century, they bought the 35-acre
vineyard of Château Pontet-Fumet, planted
with vines averaging 35 years of age.
typical Right Bank blend of 75% Merlot, 20% Cabernet
Franc, and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon is sustainably
produced. Dark red in color, with aromas of cherry,
cocoa, black olive and toasted hazelnut. On the
palate, mellow tannins complement the spicy vanilla
and chocolate flavors.
wine spent 10 months in 50% new oak and 50% neutral
French oak, providing the structure that will allow
for extended cellaring (5 – 7 years) under proper