Wine Advocate | Rating: 92The 2009 Clos St. Jacques is a rich, deeply pitched wine built on a serious core of dark red fruit, menthol, spices and licorice. Readers won't find much of the early appeal of 2009 here, rather this is a wine built for the cellar. Layers of flavor build to a huge finish supported by considerable tannin. This intense, powerful wine is going to require quite a bit of patience.Author: Antonio Galloni
Rating: 94This really hasn't changed all that much from the time of my original review (see herein) with its ripe nose of discreet but not invisible wood spice that adds breadth to the otherwise perfumed, elegant and ultra-pure stone-infused red berry fruit nose that is admirably fresh within the context of the vintage. The detailed and strikingly intense medium-bodied flavors coat the palate with dry extract that effectively pushes the still firm tannic spine to the background on the palate staining and massively long finish. This is really lovely stuff that actually could be enjoyed now with air though there is obviously plenty of unrealized development potential remaining.Author: Allen Meadows
Rating: 95The 2009 Chambertin is breathtaking in its beauty. It boasts gorgeous textural depth and richness in its eternal, endless layers of fruit. This is a totally seamless wine that captures the style of the year and the personality of the vineyard. A sweet note of cassis lingers on the finessed finish. - Antonio Galloni
Founded just over 100 years ago, Domaine Armand Rousseau is a family-run winery considered to be among 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 outstanding concentration that achieve a Burgundian balance of essential elegance and striking purity.
See other similar producers:Domaine Denis Mortet,Domaine Gerard Raphet,Domaine des Chezeaux
Collector Data For This Wine
- 293 bottles owned
- 48 collectors