2006 Ponsot - Chapelle-Chambertin 750ml

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2006 Ponsot - Chapelle-Chambertin

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Reviews For This Wine


 
Burghound | 92

(from a .60 ha parcel) A restrained and slightly somber nose introduces cool and refined flavors that are rich and extremely earthy, indeed more so than usual with good mid-palate density and fine precision on the delicious, textured and wonderfully long finish where I really like the depth this offers. This seems to have lost any sense of hail-induced dryness and has become quite a serious Chapelle with ample backend minerality.

Drink Dates: 2018+
Author: Allen Meadows
Issue: Issue 33

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International Wine Cellar | 91-94

Deep, saturated ruby-red. Superripe, slightly high-toned aromas of wild blackberry, black cherry and smoke. This, too, is a sweet, superripe fruit bomb, albeit in a rather powerful style and with a firm edge. Ponsot say it's the wine's tannins that give the impression of volatile acidity. Extremely rich for 2006: it will be interesting to follow this.

Author: Stephen Tanzer
Issue: Issue 137

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Wine Advocate | 93-94

The energy and lift here should persist in bottle for at least a decade, I predict, and are especially remarkable when one remembers that Ponsot eschews sulfur. Ponsot's 2006 Chapelle-Chambertin ' his last-bottled wine of the vintage, and which I last tasted from its four barrels ' offers smoke, leather, ripe plum, and high-toned maraschino in the nose, leading to a richly-fruited as well as richly meaty, yet bright and buoyant palate that proves transparent to mineral and animal nuances as well as prodigiously persistent. The ample tannins here are refined and deftly woven into the wine's fabric. This should be a superb candidate for 12-15 years fascinating evolution, though one that should already deliver enormous pleasure and intrigue as soon as it recovers from bottling. Didn't somebody speak about hail in this vineyard, too?!

Author: David Schildknecht
Issue: 186

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More Vintages and Sizes of Ponsot - Chapelle-Chambertin:

2012 (750ml)

About This Producer


Domaine Ponsot has been a top producer and catalyst for innovation in Burgundy since 1872. After the Franco-Prussian War, William Ponsot settled in Morey-Saint-Denis, bought a vineyard, which included the 1er Cru monopole Clos des Monts Luisants and a parcel of Clos de la Roche, and began producing wine. In the 1930s, Williams's nephew Hippolyte was among thebottled first producers in Burgundy to practice estate bottling, and took part in founding the A.O.C. classification. In the 1960s, Hippolyte's son, Jean-Marie, was one of the pioneers of clonal selection of Pinot Noir. In fact, many of the most important Pinot Noir clones originate from mother vines in Ponsot's vineyards.

Today, under the control of Laurent Ponsot, the domaine produces wine from tiny yields and using no new oak, a regime that has been referred to as "perennially inconsistent." To this critique, Laurent says, "We are lazy, we don't interfere with nature. My aim is to express the vintage and the terroir through my wines, not to express myself. Some people say we are inconsistent. To me this is the greatest possible compliment."

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