2019 Domaine Armand Rousseau Ruchottes-Chambertin ‘Clos des Ruchottes’ Grand Cru

$2,500.00

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

93-95 Points Robert Parker Wine Advocate
Notes of red berries and plums mingle with hints of rose petals, peonies, grilled meats and forest floor in an inviting bouquet, introducing Rousseau’s 2019 Ruchottes-Chambertin Grand Cru Clos des Ruchottes, a medium to full-bodied, bright and lively wine that’s ethereal and perfumed, with a pretty core of fruit and a long, saline finish.

Additional information

Producer

Domaine Armand Rousseau

Vintage

2019

Grape Variety

Pinot Noir

Region

Burgundy

Sub Region

Gevrey Chambertin

Importer Label

Australia – Domaine Wine Shippers

Types

Red

Size

Bottle