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  • Pale garnet core, wide pale mahogany rim. Touch of sulphur at first, but quickly blowing off to show a mainly red fruited nose, though with some underlying darker fruit, liquorice, lots of spice, touch of game. Salty. Medium bodied, this has decent volume and depth for the year and also refined, soft tannins, smoky, savoury red fruits, fresh acids, touch of white pepper on the good length finish. Very good indeed and still going strong.

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  • Very nice complex nose - more premier cru than village. Nice notes of turmeric ( I get this in Gevrey for some reason ) blackberry, raspberry with a medium light intensity. Very nuanced and complex. A bit of reduction but slight and opens up after a few minutes. On taste nice bright fruit but with a light feel and crisp acidity. Vintage is light so it is true to the vintage. A nice medium finish. Tannins are still there at the front and this has some primary aspect to it. Could use a few more years in the cellar.
    This is what I love about wine. Is this the best vintage of this Gevrey - probably not. I love that it is not and I still appreciate its nuance and what the land gave for this year. Really wonderful - I really like Ponsot at this point.

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  • Nose shows red cherry, some darker fruit as it warms, game and notes of liquorice. Medium bodied, fine, rounded tannins, spicy black cherry fruit, game and meaty notes, lovely fresh acidity, notes of liquorice emerging on the good length finish. This remains very good indeed, drinking well but no hurry. Held up very well the next night.

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  • At first I thought it got be corked, but this seemed to blow off after a while. Quite savoury, a bit of funk, and some fruit, it seemed to develop for a couple of hours before going downhill, enjoyable though for an 04 village wine.

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  • Pale/medium mahogany/garnet core, medium pale mahogany rim. Sweet, slightly gamey red cherry and plum fruit on the nose. Medium bodied on the palate, sweet and gamey red cherry fruit, plum, some bilberry, notes of liquorice, surprisingly succulent with soft tannins and fresh acidity, good length finish. Very good indeed, drinking well.

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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    March/April 2007, IWC Issue #131, (See more on Vinous...)

    (Domaine Ponsot Gevrey Chambertin Cuvee de L'Abeille) Subscribe to see review text.


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