1999 Armand Rousseau Pere et Fils - Gevrey-Chambertin Clos St Jacques 1er Cru 750ml

France - Burgundy - Cote de Nuits - Gevrey Chambertin | Premier Cru/ Red / Pinot Noir
1999 Armand Rousseau Pere et Fils - Gevrey-Chambertin Clos St Jacques 1er Cru
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Burghound | 92-93

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Issue: Issue 1 Burghound Selection Outstanding

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International Wine Cellar | 92(+?)

($150) Bright ruby-red. Sexy nose combines maraschino cherry, roast coffee, bitter chocolate and lively oak spices not apparent in the foregoing wines. Full, sweet and chewy in the mouth, with a silky, layered texture to buffer the wine sound acidity. Cherry and black raspberry flavors are nicely sweetened by the wine's new oak. Features a long, gripping whiplash of a finish and fine tannins that coat the entire palate.

Author: Stephen Tanzer
Issue: Issue 101

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Wine Advocate | 90-92

The dark ruby-colored 1999 Gevrey-Chambertin Clos St.-Jacques has exuberant, sweet, blackberry fruit aromas. This medium to full-bodied wine has amplitude to its mouth-coating , black cherry, oak, and cassis liqueur flavors. It is velvety-textured, lively, and boisterous.

Drink Dates: 2001-2012
Author: Pierre Rovani
Issue: 136

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Score: 93
Author: Stephen G41
Trust Rating: 96
Tasted On: 10/17/2014
Could almost be a grand cru. Nose starting to open, some floral notes, very refined. Still needs time.
Score: 93
Author: Brian C List
Tasted On: 05/31/2009
Drink Dates: 2011-2019
Intense, juicy, and bright strawberry pinot aromas give way to a solid, muscular wine with great balance. Some complexity on finish with considerable airing. Beautiful wine with a great future, drinkable now but should unwind to show even more in 2-3 years
More Vintages and Sizes of Armand Rousseau Pere et Fils - Gevrey-Chambertin Clos St Jacques 1er Cru:

2011 (750ml)
2010 (750ml)

About This Producer

Founded just over one hundred years ago, Domaine Armand Rousseau is a family run winery considered amongst the best in Burgundy. Rousseau owns some of the most prestigious plots in Gevrey-Chambertin, and the resulting wines present the perfect distillation of the time-honored traditional methods of winemaking in Burgundy. The formula is simple - superb vineyards plus old vines plus low yields. This translates into wines of superb concentration that achieve a Burgundian balance of essential elegance and striking purity.

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