2018 - Bourgogne Blanc Cuvée du Perce-Neige Laurent Ponsot
Colour
White
Producer
Laurent Ponsot
Region
Bourgogne
Grape
Chardonnay
Drinking
2020 - 2024
Case size
6x75cl
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2018 BOURGOGNE BLANC CUVÉE DU PERCE-NEIGE LAURENT PONSOT - 6x75cl

Colour
White
Producer
Laurent Ponsot
Region
Bourgogne
Grape
Chardonnay
Drinking
2020 - 2024
Case size
6x75cl
Available Later
In Bond
Case price £120.00 (Ex. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • GDH

    Goedhuis, November 2019

    A beautifully aromatic nose, with plenty of white peach and lychee. In the palate this is a textured and full wine with flavours of freshly kneaded dough. A light and rewarding finish.

  • BURG

    Burghound, June 2020,
    Score: 86-88

    A spicy top note is present on the ripe nose of straw, petrol and pear. The fresh and vibrant middle weight flavors possess reasonably good detail on the bitter lemon-inflected finish that is clean, dry and refreshing. Drink 2021+

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Producer

Laurent Ponsot

Laurent Ponsot is one of Burgundy’s most internationally renowned winemakers. In 2017 he formally left his family domaine in Morey St Denis, and struck out on his own with a new winemaking facility in Gilly-lès- Cîteaux from where he now runs his solo project, started in 2015, full-time. He had been instrumental in Domaine Ponsot’s rise to fame, and had built a reputation as a maverick winemaker with his unique style that combined late harvesting, destemming, and complete aversion to new oak in the cellar. His wines are concentrated and long lived, and have won him admirers the world over. He is a passionate campaigner and prominent activist in the fight against fake wine on the secondary market. Having left his family domaine in the hands of his sisters, Laurent is joined by his son, Clément, at his new project, and together they are continuing to make their hugely exciting wines. Much of the fruit comes from his share of the family vineyards that remained with him after his departure, whilst the new project has given him the opportunity to explore new appellations.

Region

Bourgogne

This blanket regional appellation can apply to wines throughout Burgundy (60% of the area's production) as long as they comply with regulations relating to grape type, yield and alcohol content. Reds and roses are from Pinot Noir or Gamay. Whites are Chardonnay. They are usually the most straightforward of the Burgundy wines, and as a result are the least expensive and the most approachable upon release. In the hands of a more serious producer these can represent exceptional value and quality. The wines are made with the same care and attention to detail as their grander wines. However, they may not qualify for a village or communal appellation because the vines are too young or the vineyard area is outside the appellation boundary.