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Chapelle Chambertin, Domaine Ponsot 2015

Subregion France > Burgundy > Côte de Nuits > Gevrey-Chambertin
Grape VarietyPinot Noir

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Tasting Notes

Once again there is just enough reduction present to mask the underlying fruit but not the earth and underbrush elements; moreover it is sufficiently light that I doubt that it will persist for very long. Otherwise there is a slightly finer mouth feel to the sleek, intense and muscular mineral-driven flavors that explode on the sappy, rich and balanced finale that displays strikingly good length. However, note well that like the Charmes, this is definitely not constructed for early drinking so be prepared to have at least some patience. Drink: 2032+

Allen Meadows, Burghound.com (65), January 2017
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