Domaine Ponsot Clos Vougeot Grand Cru Cuvee Vieilles Vignes 2014 (Burgundy, France) - [BH 92-95] [RP 91-93]

Domaine Ponsot Clos Vougeot Grand Cru Cuvee Vieilles Vignes 2014
(Burgundy, France) - [BH 92-95] [RP 91-93]


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Notes from the Winemaker:

William Ponsot established the Domaine in 1772 after the Prussian war. It was not until after the 19th century, however, that the Domaine began to take its present form under the influence of Jean-Marie's uncle who had 7.4 acres of vineyards but no children. When his nephew, Jean-Marie's father, took over in 1922, the inheritance had become only 2.47 acres. By the time Jean-Marie started working in 1949, land purchases had increased holdings to 14.8 acres. He added 6.4 acres in 1957, located in Morey, Gevrey and Chambolle.


Ratings & Reviews


92-95 Points - Allen Meadows' Burghound:
"This is so deeply colored that it's opaque. The expressive and strikingly complex nose features broad-ranging notes of cassis, plum, sandalwood, spice, earth of the sauvage. There is superb richness to the voluminous, powerful and punchy flavors that display plenty of muscle on the youthfully austere finish. This is a seriously impressive effort though note well that this is going to need at least 10 to 12 years of cellaring first." 2029+, Don't Miss! - Allen Meadows (Jan 15, 2016)

91-93 Points - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate:
"The 2014 Clos Vougeot Cuvée Vieilles Vignes took a little more coaxing from the glass than its fellow Grand Crus. Quite opaque at first, the nose is deep with a mixture of red and black fruit (blacker than Laurent Ponsot's Grand Crus from Gevrey for example). The palate is medium-bodied with fine, supple tannin and grippy in the mouth, suggesting just a little more extraction perhaps? This has real weight and presence, though I would like to see more detail and tension come through on the finish. Whatever, it will need some serious aging in the cellar." 2020-2040 - Neal Martin (Dec 2015)