Ch√Ęteau Pontet-Canet

History and Ownership


  • Appellation: Pauillac 

  • Classification: Fifth Growth (Medoc 1855)

  • Area planted to vines: 81 hectares (200 acres) out of total 120 hectare estate

  • Planted grapes:  62% Cabernet Sauvignon, 32% Merlot, 4% Cabernet Franc, 2% Petit Verdot

  • Soil: Quarternary Garonne gravel on bedrock of limestone

  • Average age of vines: 40-45 years

  • Planting density: 9,500 vines per hectare

  • Pruning: Double Guyot, Medocain style

  • Certified organic and biodynamic. Hand harvesting in small crates.

  • Owner: Tesseron family

  • Website:

  • Phone: +33 5 5659 0404


Vintage Prices

Prices are drawn from surveying websites of the following merchants and brokers:  

AFW        Atlas Fine Wines                   
BBR         Berry Bros. & Rudd               
BBX         Berry Bros. Broking Exchange
BIX          BI                                             
BIL          BI LiveTrade                           
BON        Bonham's Auctions               
CHR        Christie's Auctions                 
FVN        Farr Vintners                          
FRW       Fine + Rare Wines                  
J&B         Justerini & Brooks                  
SOB        Sotheby's Auctions                 

WOS      Wine Owners                           
While every effort is made to check the accuracy of prices and quantities quoted, they are subject to change on a daily basis and therefore cannot be guaranteed. Prices are intended as reference only and should be cross-referenced against the original source websites.