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2020 Domaine Armand Rousseau Clos de la Roche Grand Cru

Original price was: $1,700.00.Current price is: $1,600.00.
  • Producer
    Domaine Armand Rousseau
  • Vintage
  • Grape Variety
    Pinot Noir
  • Region
  • Sub Region
    Morey St Denis
  • Importer Label
    Australia – Domaine Wine Shippers
  • Size

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.

Tasting Notes

94+ Points Robert Parker Wine Advocate
The 2020 Clos de la Roche Grand Cru wafts from the glass with aromas of sweet red berries, rose petals, raw coca, warm spices and orange rind. Medium to full-bodied, rich and concentrated, it’s taut and vibrant, with a more tightly wound, reserved profile than the Mazy-Chambertin and Charmes-Chambertin.

2020 Domaine Armand Rousseau Clos de la Roche Grand Cru