Ponsot   Chapelle Chambertin Grand Cru

2019 Chapelle Chambertin Grand Cru

By Ponsot

2019 Chapelle Chambertin Grand Cru from Ponsot, Burgundy, France

The Burgundy region, specifically the eponymous Chapelle Chambertin Grand Cru vineyard, graced us in 2019 with an offering that resonates with the meticulous care and history deeply rooted in its terroir. The 2019 vintage from Ponsot showcases an evocative sense of place—this is a wine that stands firmly on the foundation of its storied past, while audaciously embracing the nuances of its year.

 

Defining Characteristics of a Notable Vintage

The unmistakable hallmark of the 2019 growing season in Burgundy was balance—a harmonious accord between sunlit days and cool nights forged a vintage endowed with poised acidity and voluptuous fruit profiles. Here, the 2019 Chapelle Chambertin Grand Cru from Ponsot emerges as a vanguard. It articulates the vintage's expression with an elocution that suggests both patience and vigour. Upon uncorking, one finds a rich tapestry woven with sumptuous red fruits, layered over a bedrock of refined tannins and earthy minerals.

 

An Investment Worth Decanting

As an investment piece, the prism of time will only add to the complexity and desirability of this age-worthy wine. Discerning collectors and investors alike will note the significance of this extraordinary grand cru as part of their portfolio. It embodies the unique convergence of climatic conditions which allowed for optimal ripening—lock this treasure away and observe as it unfurls its potential over time.

Savour this testament to winemaking prowess by reserving space in your cellar for the 2019 Chapelle Chambertin Grand Cru from Ponsot. As a luxurious mainstay in Burgundian oenology, this wine promises to deliver a spectrum of sensory delights as it matures—a truly enviable addition for those with a proclivity towards magnificent wines and shrewd investment acumen alike.

In summary, enthusiasts seeking a paragon of fine Burgundy would do well to consider the 2019 vintage from Ponsot - a wine that reflects not just a moment in time but an ongoing saga of excellence and endurance.

Current market price

HK$35,130.00

12x75cl

Highest score

95

POP score

245.33

Scores and tasting notes

94-96

Another terrific success is the 2019 Chapelle-Chambertin Grand Cru, a full-bodied, deep and concentrated wine that's supple and layered, evocative of cherries, cassis, plums, violets and spices. Deep and seamless, it concludes with a perfumed, bergamot-inflected finish.

William Kelley - The Wine Advocate, 14 January 2021

Vintage performance