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Live Virtual Auction, 8 - 11 November 2020

A Private Single-owner Collection of Fine Wines

Sold for

ZAR 12 000
Lot 71
  • Armand Rousseau Père et Fils; Charmes-Chambertin; 2009; 2 (1 x 2); 750ml


Lot Estimate
ZAR 14 000 - 18 000
Selling Price
ZAR 12 000

About this Item

2009 Charmes-Chambertin
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.

Provenance

Private Client

Repackaged by Strauss & Co

Critics Ratings

‘The 2009 Charmes-Chambertin emerges from the glass with lovely radiance and openness in its ripe, juicy fruit. The Charmes is already rather forward, and at this stage appears to be a relatively early-maturing wine. The oak is also a bit pronounced. Sweet, textured floral notes wrap around the long, polished finish. Rousseau's Charmes is technically 60% Mazoyères.’ – Antonio Galloni, Vinous.com, 91-93/100 (May 2011)

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