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2008 Domaine Ponsot Chambolle-Musigny Cuvée des Cigales
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Community Tasting Notes 4
Tavastgatan wrote: (89 points)
October 3, 2014 - Lovely Chambolle. Pure expression of terroir. Very Ponsot as well.
CamWheeler wrote: (89 points)
September 12, 2013 - Woah - the nose is incredibly bright and lifted - blackcurrant and kirsch with some pristine cherry and a backing of graphite. The acidity is really driven, it stretches the fruit flavour out across the palate really well. Medium depth, it is nice now but will be better if it can take on some depth through age.
Papies wrote: (88 points)
May 20, 2012 - Opened and served. Red fruit, full on on the nose. Chambole sweet core and medium body. Maybe a touch too sweet at this stage. Enjoyable. 88 from us
April 7, 2011 - Just opened. With some brett or stem on the nose? Almost savory fruit quality across the palate, richly aromatic, bright acids, very soft in tannins. We will see how it opens up.
Second day open, left in fridge, drunk 1/3 down on the bottle, without further protection:
Note the unsual cork. Micro-ship embedded in there?
Nose now very pronouced: floral note of chamomile, perfume of violet and honey. Red fruit of raspberry and dark cherry, almost a brambely note. sweet spice of nutmeg, just a hint of medicinal, mint, stems?
Palate is still a touch harder, not very much like a Chambolle Musigny to me. Or at least, not a soft and svelt as I would have expected. Maybe this is some stem tannin showing through? Although that is not what comes across in the flavors. More just youth. Needing time, quite vibrant.
Pro Reviews 3
By Allen Meadows
January 2010, Issue #37 (link)
(Domaine Ponsot Chambolle-Musigny - Cuvée Cigale Villages Red) Subscribe to see review text.
By Jancis Robinson, MW
(Dom Laurent Ponsot, Cuvée des Cigales Chambolle-Musigny Red) Subscribe to see review text.
View From the Cellar
By John Gilman
Nov/Dec 2009, Issue #24, The Superb 2008 Burgundy Vintage- Already in the Shadow of 2009?
(Chambolle-Musigny “Cuvée Cigale”- Domaine Ponsot) Subscribe to see review text.
- Vintage 2008
- Type Red
- Producer Domaine Ponsot
- Varietal Pinot Noir
- Designation Cuvée des Cigales
- Vineyard n/a
- Country France
- Region Burgundy
- SubRegion Côte de Nuits
- Appellation Chambolle-Musigny
- Pending Delivery 2 (4%)
- In Cellars 48 (84%)
- Consumed 7 (12%)