The 2016 Griotte Chambertin from Ponsot is a special wine. First and foremost this is the first vintage from the new Laurent Ponsot negotiant business and secondly this is rather a hedonistic bomb. The nose is crammed with sweet dark fruits – raspberries and mulberries – very rich and with a lovely note of cherries to spice the mineral notes. On the palate generous with a vivid and ripe fruit. This is clearly a fully ripe wine – with ample alcohol and a decadently sweet fruit. It’s however well balanced with a fine acidity and the fruit is very fresh and pure. This is a statement of nature … putting the new Ponsot estate on the map – .
(Drink From 2035) – Outstanding (95p) – Tasted 07/05/2019.
Lastest Tasting Notes for this producer
- Laurent Ponsot, Meursault Charmes 2016 May 9, 2019
- Laurent Ponsot, Griotte Chambertin “Cuvée du Saule” 2016 May 9, 2019
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