2001 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
2001 Armand Rousseau Pere et Fils - Gevrey-Chambertin Clos St Jacques 1er Cru

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Burghound | 92

Knockout aromas of wonderfully intense black and red cherry fruit loaded with cassis and a touch of new oak introduce medium-bodied, sweet, harmonious, very expressive and long flavors all underpinned by racy minerality and firm structure. The tannins are prominent but ripe and the density of extract is impressive and this both coats and stains the palate. As it always does, this delivers finesse with real mid-palate punch with near perfect grace. Be sure and serve this cool as the alcohol becomes noticeable if it becomes a bit too warm.

Author: Allen Meadows
Issue: Archive

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International Wine Cellar | 90

($136) Good medium red. Strawberry, coffee, rose petal and smoky oak on the nose. Sweet, ripe and plump, with aromatic flavors of plum and spicy oak. Here the nearly 100% new oak percentage (the foregoing wines get little or no new oak) adds considerable sex appeal and nicely frames the wine's rather delicate fruit. Finishes long, subtle and aromatic, with an impression of finer tannins.

Author: Stephen Tanzer
Issue: Issue 113

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Jancis Robinson | 17+

Vibrant ruby with a pale rim. Quite powerfully scented. Direct and juicy and very fine – quite developed. The tannins have largely melted. But it is now a very solid and rewarding mouthful of Grand Cru quality fruit. Freshness and race. Without being massive. Real lift and class. Very long.

Drink Dates: 2008-2016
Author: Jancis Robinson


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Wine Advocate | 94

Funnily enough, I have not tasted this particular vintage of Clos Saint Jacques from Rousseau since it was first released. In the interim, it has aged with style and is, in fact, not that far removed from the 2001 Chambertin. It unfurls in the glass with strawberry, redcurrant, minerals and delicate touches of dried rose petal, never achieving the intensity of a very top vintage, but so understated and feminine. The palate is very silky on the entry. This Clos Saint Jacques is marked by the fineness of its tannins and its harmony rather than volume, with just a hint of cured Italian meat toward the tender finish. Superb. Drink now-2025.

Drink Dates: 2014-2024
Author: Neal Martin
Issue: 212

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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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