2018 - Chambertin Grand Cru Cuvée du Chêne Laurent Ponsot
Colour
Red
Producer
Laurent Ponsot
Region
Chambertin
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2024 - 2042
Case size
6x75cl
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2018 CHAMBERTIN GRAND CRU CUVÉE DU CHÊNE LAURENT PONSOT - 6x75cl

Colour
Red
Producer
Laurent Ponsot
Region
Chambertin
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2024 - 2042
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

    Layered autumnal and hedgerow fruit flavours makes this a very giving and generous wine. Pure fruit flavours and hints of mocha and spice give another dimension and a slightly regal feel. Compact expansive, this reflects all the complexities of Gevrey’s most famed grand cru vineyard.

  • BURG

    Burghound, January 2020,
    Score: 89-92

    A cooler and more restrained nose grudgingly conveys its aromas of wild dark berries, poached plum and distinctly earthy nuances that carry over to the more concentrated and finer if less powerful flavors that exude evident minerality on the attenuated and somewhat drying finish. While it appears that there is a reasonable expectation that this will ultimately harmonize, that's not a certainty. Drink: 2033+

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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

Gevrey Chambertin lies well to the north of the Cote de Nuits. It has no less than 9 grand cru vineyards and the most famous of these is Chambertin. Often considered the greatest of all red Burgundies for its complexity, power and intensity, Chambertin's fine wines are unsurprisingly rare and are priced accordingly. They also need years to develop to their full potential, but are undoubtedly worth the wait.