The Chambertin-Clos de Bèze 2008 from Rousseau is an extremely elegant and refined wine. In the bouquet very delicate and complex red berry fruit – strawberries, red cherries and a fine minerality. On the palate quite tight but still very refined and charming – layers of ripe classic pinot fruit a good concentration and a long intense and gorgeous finish with the purest and refined pinot flavors. Very transparant with a lovely expression of the terroir. Need 10 – 15 years to mature and show the potential – but will keep even longer. It’s rare to find a Gevrey with this level of refinement and finesse – absolutely adore this wine.
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- Domaine Armand Rousseau, Lavaux St. Jacques 2005 June 3, 2016
- Domaine Armand Rousseau, Clos St. Jacques 2005 June 2, 2016
- Domaine Armand Rousseau, Clos St. Jacques 2007 February 25, 2016
- Domaine Armand Rousseau, Chambertin Clos de Beze 1993 February 15, 2016
- Domaine Armand Rousseau, Gevrey Clos Saint Jacques 2013 December 11, 2015
- Domaine Armand Rousseau, Gevrey Clos Saint-Jacques 2000 October 19, 2015
- Domaine Armand Rousseau, Gevrey Clos St. Jacques 2004 February 13, 2015
- Domaine Armand Rousseau, Clos de la Roche 2004 February 12, 2015
- Domaine Armand Rousseau, Le Chambertin 1997 January 10, 2015
- Domaine Armand Rousseau, Gevrey Lavaux St. Jacques 2007 July 23, 2014
- Domaine Armand Rousseau, Gevrey Clos Saint Jacques 2007 February 3, 2014
- Domaine Armand Rousseau, Gevrey Laveaux St. Jacques 2011 January 29, 2014
- Domaine Armand Rousseau, Ruchottes Chambertin 2000 October 28, 2013
- Domaine Armand Rousseau, Chambertin 2002 October 14, 2013
- Domaine Armand Rousseau, Gevrey Les Cazetiers 2010 February 1, 2013
- Domaine Armand Rousseau, Chambertin 2011 November 13, 2012
- Domaine Armand Rousseau, Chambertin Clos de Beze 2011 November 13, 2012
- Domaine Armand Rousseau, Clos Saint Jacques 2011 November 12, 2012
- Domaine Armand Rousseau, Clos de la Roche 2011 November 12, 2012
- Domaine Armand Rousseau, Ruchotte Chambertin 2011 November 11, 2012
- Domaine Armand Rousseau, Mazis Chambertin 2011 November 11, 2012
- Domaine Armand Rousseau, Charmes Chambertin 2011 November 11, 2012
- Domaine Armand Rousseau, Laveaux Saint Jacques 2011 November 11, 2012
- Domaine Armand Rousseau, Gevrey Chambertin 2011 November 11, 2012
- Domaine Armand Rousseau, Chambertin-Clos de Bèze 2008 September 1, 2012
- Domaine Armand Rousseau, Clos Saint-Jacques 2002 March 24, 2012
- Domaine Armand Rousseau, Gevrey Chambertin Clos Saint-Jacques 1996 November 8, 2011
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