Domaine Armand Rousseau   Chambertin Grand Cru

2001 Chambertin Grand Cru

By Domaine Armand Rousseau

2001 Chambertin Grand Cru from Domaine Armand Rousseau, Burgundy, France

The highly esteemed 2001 Chambertin Grand Cru from Domaine Armand Rousseau is a beacon of refinement and a stellar representation of its vintage. A year that echoed the harmonious balance between Mother Nature's whims and the vigneron’s deft touch. This vintage stands out in the illustrious patrimony of Domaine Armand Rousseau, rendering an anthology of complexity, finesse, and beguiling longevity.

 

Richness and Elegance: A Testament to Terroir and Time

From one of the most celebrated plots in Burgundy, this Grand Cru offering is a testament to the unique terroir of Chambertin. The 2001 vintage echoes the epitome of what collectors seek from this lauded region. The climatic conditions were marked by a cool late spring followed by a generous summer, which painstakingly sculpted the berries with depth yet ensured the retention of requisite acid spine. The grapes reached a state of optimal maturity, creating a wine that marvellously intertwines power with elegance.

 

The Quintessence of 2001: A Profile of Distinction

Now two decades since its birth, the 2001 Chambertin Grand Cru from Domaine Armand Rousseau has unfurled into a symphony of senescent hues and aromatic exuberance. Engaging the senses, it presents a nexus of sous-bois, delicate spices, and ripe red fruits on the nose. On the palate, one greets with reverence the supple tannins cradling luscious cherry and blackcurrant notes enhanced with an enduring finish that reverberates with hints of truffle and earth.

This wine's nobility is not solely confined to its impeccable structure but also in its investment potential. It not only enchants connoisseurs but also offers a distinguished portfolio addition for investors seeking wines with unwavering pedigree and appreciation prospects.

In conclusion, savouring the 2001 Chambertin Grand Cru from Domaine Armand Rousseau is to experience a microcosm of Burgundian Excellence—a chronicle written in liquid scripts across an ever-evolving tapestry that collects new adjectives with each passing year. As it continues to mature gracefully in the bottle, it reminds us why such bottles are not merely wines but treasures locked in time, accruing both sensory esteem and fiscal allure for those who have the acumen to invest in such liquid legacy.

Current market price

£35,280.00

12x75cl

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