05-03-2012 05-03-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2593B Boston
May 3, 2012 5:00PMCalender
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Domaine Ponsot Clos de la Roche Vieilles Vignes 2005

$608$500
Auction: Fine Wines - 2593B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 03, 2012 5:00PM

Description:

Domaine Ponsot Clos de la Roche Vieilles Vignes 2005
Cote de Nuits
"All the superb and dramatic complexity that this displayed from barrel has made it into bottle as an extremely ripe and fantastically broad nose soars from the glass, merging seamlessly into dense, pure rich and powerful flavors that are opulent, sweet and dripping with so much extract and sap that the combination stains and saturates the palate on the hugely proportioned yet impeccably balanced finish that is so long that it doesn't seem possible. Given how many reference standard vintages Domaine Ponsot has produced of the Clos de la Roche over the years, it would be presumptuous to anoint this as the best ever but if it isn't, it will certainly take its rightful place among the very greatest. In sum, a 'wow' wine that makes you shake your head in sheer amazement. However be aware that this is a buy and forget wine as it will require at least 15 years to shed its considerable tannins and it will see 50 years without difficulty." Burghound, 99 pts. 01/08
1 bottle
Estimate $500-700

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