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1995 Clos St Denis Vieilles Vignes Grand Cru from Ponsot, Burgundy

The revered 1995 vintage remains a quintessential example of Burgundy's exceptional capacity for creating time-defying wines. In this year, the famed Clos St Denis vineyard presented a season marked by a warm, splendid summer followed by an equally gracious autumn. It is under these near-idyllic conditions that the esteemed Ponsot estate performed its vinicultural alchemy, resulting in the creation of the 1995 Clos St Denis Vieilles Vignes Grand Cru.


Elegance Etched by Time

A reflection on this vintage reveals a wine that has matured gracefully, embodying the serene essence of its terroir. The year 1995 was benevolent to the old vines of Clos St Denis, culminating in a wine that seamlessly intertwines strength with elegance—attributes that savvy investors recognise as the hallmarks of an investable vintage.


Precise Pedigree and Provenance

Despite the passing years, this creation from Ponsot has lost none of its vitality. The palate is greeted by well-preserved raspberry and black cherry nuances, suggestive of the lingering warmth of that year's sun. Subtle hints of forest floor and truffle emerge elegantly, bearing testimony to its evolution. A confident structure ensures that enophiles can still appreciate its exquisite balance and nuanced complexity.

In the panorama of wine investment, wines like the 1995 Clos St Denis Vieilles Vignes Grand Cru from Ponsot are valued not only for their rarity but also for their capacity to continue offering both sensory delight and financial reward. The prolonged finish that graces every sip is a reminder of why this patch of Burgundy earth is so revered, and why vintages such as this stand out in an investor's portfolio as examples of pure viticultural virtuosity.

Indeed, in a world where the finest details make all the difference, the 1995 vintage emanating from Ponsot's storied parcel exudes a majesty worthy of attention from collectors and connoisseurs alike. Auspicious conditions sealed into every bottle make a strong case for its role in diversifying any well-curated collection of prime vintages.

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