2000 Domaine Armand Rousseau Gevrey-Chambertin

$559.00

Domaine Armand Rousseau is one of the most famous and best domaines in Burgundy. Based in Gevrey-Chambertin, the estate is formed of just over 15 hectares, over half of which is Grand Cru.

This is one of Burgundy’s greatest domaines – in terms of history, vineyard holdings and quality of wine. The original Armand Rousseau was at the forefront of the first wave of domaine bottling in the 1930s. He was succeeded by his son Charles in 1959, shortly after they had bought a significant slice of the Clos St Jacques vineyard. Today Eric, grandson of Armand, is in charge of the vines and cellar, with the help of his daughter Cyrielle.

The domaine produces pale, finely structured wines of great elegance and stamina. The simple principle of old (but not ancient) vines and sensible yields dictates the Rousseau style. Sometimes the wines can appear light in their youth, but they nearly always take on weight as they age.

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Description

88 Points Allen Meadows
Pure and relatively fine for villages level Gevrey with good structure, richness and length. There is a certain elegance here to go with the earthy character; I like the style of this.

Additional information

Producer

Domaine Armand Rousseau

Vintage

2000

Region

Burgundy

Grape Variety

Pinot Noir

Sub Region

Gevrey Chambertin

Types

Red

Size

Bottle