2018 - Chambertin Grand Cru Clos du Bèze Cuvée de Frêne Laurent Ponsot
09B8CBLP6PK _ 2018 - Chambertin Grand Cru Clos du Bèze Cuvée de Frêne Laurent Ponsot - 6x75cl
Colour
Red
Producer
Laurent Ponsot
Region
Chambertin-Clos de Bèze
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2024 - 2040
Case size
6x75cl
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2018 CHAMBERTIN GRAND CRU CLOS DU BÈZE CUVÉE DE FRÊNE LAURENT PONSOT - 6x75cl

Colour
Red
Producer
Laurent Ponsot
Region
Chambertin-Clos de Bèze
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2024 - 2040
Case size
6x75cl
Available Now
Duty Paid (Inc. VAT)
Case price £3,016.07 (Inc. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • GDH

    Goedhuis, November 2019

    A beautifully polished wine and arguably a more sophisticated style than the Chambertin. Lots of sweet black berry fruits here. The tannic core is tightly controlled and there is a refreshing brightness throughout the palate. Layered and very long.

  • BURG

    Burghound, January 2020,
    Score: 90-92

    Here too the overtly spicy essence of red and dark pinot fruit nose flirts with very subtle hints of volatile acidity. The supple, round and delicious middle weight flavors possess an almost easy-going mid-palate though the dusty, saline and lingering finish is quite firm, powerful and serious. Drink: 2030+

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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

Chambertin-Clos de Bèze

Gevrey-Chambertin has more Grand Crus than any other appellation in Burgundy. Unusually wines from Clos de Beze may simply call themselves Chambertin, which is an indicator of the quality of these vineyards. One of the most complete of all the Grand Crus, rivalling the revered Romanee-Conti, Chambertin-Clos de Bèze wines are the pinnacle of Pinot Noir - fragrant, powerfully complex and intense.