Live Virtual Auction, 16 May 2021

Sold for

R 31 864
Lot 85
Armand Rousseau Père et Fils; Mazy-Chambertin; 1988; 2 (1 x 2); 750ml

Lot Estimate
R 32 000 - 40 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
R 31 864
Location
Item in Wine Storage

About this Item

Mazy-Chambertin, 1988
2 (1 x 2) 750ml
The family-run Domaine Armand Rousseau is one of Burgundy's oldest and most revered domaines. They own many Grand Cru plots in Gevrey-Chambertin as well as part of the highly sought-after Premier Cru Clos Saint-Jacques vineyard. Established in the early 20th Century by Armand Rousseau, the domaine initially owned small parcels throughout Gevrey-Chambertin. Over the next century, under both Armand Rousseau and his son Charles, who took over the reins in 1959, the domaine acquired various Grand Cru vineyards in Charmes, Mazis and Mazoyères-Chambertin, culminating in a plot in Le Chambertin itself in 1994. Careful winemaking, which allows for terroir-expression, the sparing use of oak and old vines, all make for elegant and pure wines that are built for long ageing.

Critics Ratings

'Heavily bricking with plenty of sous-bois on the nose and while this is delicious, the tannic structure dominates the finish.' - Allen Meadows, Burghound.com, 87/100 (Dec 2002)

Provenance

Private Client


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