Domaine Armand Rousseau   Chambertin Grand Cru

1999 Chambertin Grand Cru

By Domaine Armand Rousseau

1999 Chambertin Grand Cru from Domaine Armand Rousseau, Burgundy, France

Austerely majestic, the 1999 Chambertin Grand Cru from Domaine Armand Rousseau commands an esteemed position in fine wine investment portfolios. The end of the last millennium bestowed upon us a vintage in Burgundy that shattered expectations, revealing wines of both power and grace under the guidance of skilled vignerons.

 

A Vintage Distinguished by Elegance and Structure

At the heart of this remarkable vintage lies a profound complexity and mature eloquence. The climatic conditions across 1999 favoured a particularly balanced expression of terroir — one where patience in cellaring has been richly rewarded. From its enticing bouquet to its extensive finish, every sip offers a narrative of the storied Côte de Nuits region.

In its youth, the 1999 Chambertin Grand Cru was lauded for its ripe tannins — taut like the strings of a Stradivarius — and even now, these have mellowed to a supple web cradling the dense fruit core. Notes of black cherries and earth lend it a symphonic quality, while wisps of truffle and exotic spices hint at the depth inherent to this singular bottle.

 

Barrels and Cellar-Worthy Investment

Anchored in Domaine Armand Rousseau's dedication to traditional winemaking yet embracing modern refinement, this 1999 vintage exudes a deft balance between assertive character and polished sophistication. For the astute investor or collector, it is a wine that presents both immediate gratification and potential for further evolution.

The passage of time has imbued this 1999 Chambertin Grand Cru with an elegance that can only arise from exquisite craftsmanship combined with an exceptional year. Standing among the vanguards of Burgundy, this offering from Domaine Armand Rousseau is not merely a beverage but an asset, one which bears witness to the near-mystical confluence of season, soil, and savoir-faire.

In summary, the 1999 Chambertin Grand Cru from Domaine Armand Rousseau captures a moment in oenological history that is compelling for both enthusiasts sipping its legacy and investors seeking to enrich their cellar treasury.

Current market price

£41,580.00

12x75cl

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