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2006 Domaine Emmanuel Rouget Echézeaux Grand Cru

FRANCE / BURGUNDY / FLAGEY-ECHÉZEAUX
  • 94 WA
  • 93 IWC
  • 70 JR
  • Variety
    Pinot Noir

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SKU: 49735-2006-750

This item is available by the case only

Total:
$355.00

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  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 94

    A sweet, spicy profusion of cinnamon, ginger, cocoa powder, lily perfume, maraschino, and kirsch soars from the glass of Rouget 2006 Echezeaux, which comes to the palate with unexpected depth and richness of roasted meats, chalk, and saline savor, though to be sure, the bright red fruits and spices never flag. This is positively vibratory as well as riveting in its dynamic, oscillating finishing complexity. I'd give it 3-4 years head start and then plan to follow it for another decade.
    Author: David Schildknecht
  • International Wine Cellar | Rating: 93

    Saturated deep red. Wild red cherry and an exotic whiff of coconut on the nose; lower-toned than the premier crus from Vosne-Romanee. Rich, suave, sweet and full, with very good breadth to the flavors of redcurrant, smoke and nutty oak. Finishes with sweet tannins and noteworthy length. This and the Cros Parantoux get 100% new oak, with 75% used for the Beaumonts and 50% for the village cuvees
    Author: Stephen Tanzer
    Issue: March/April 2008
  • Jancis Robinson | Rating: 14

    So dark and purple it looks like a bordeaux! Intense. Not very burgundian. Thick and sweet and overdone. Green finish. Austere.
    Author: Jancis Robinson
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  • Following closely in the footsteps of his now-retired uncle - the legendary Henri Jayer - Emmanuel Rouget has carried the torch by producing some of Burgundy's classiest wine and garnering high critical acclaim. Young Emmanuel was working as a tractor engineer when Uncle Henri offered him a job in his vineyards. In 1985, saturated with the knowledge and passion for winemaking of his Uncle, Emmanuel started his own operation in Flagey.

    Under the watchful eye of Jayer, Rouget employed ultra low yields, pre-fermentation cold maceration and 100% new oak. The result has been wines that combine power with elegance, and depth with suppleness. His wines have received rave reviews and are highly sought after by connoisseurs and collectors the world over. Of special note is Emmanuel Rouget's Vosne Romanee 1er Cru Cros Parantoux, as only Rouget and Meo-Camuzet produce wine from this appellation. It possesses the class of a Grand Cru and is one of the most celebrated wines in all of Burgundy.

    Collector Data For This Wine

    • 100 bottles owned
    • 16 collectors