Domaine Armand Rousseau   Chambertin Grand Cru

2002 Chambertin Grand Cru

By Domaine Armand Rousseau

2002 Chambertin Grand Cru from Domaine Armand Rousseau, Burgundy

Renowned for meticulous viticulture and compelling vinification, Domaine Armand Rousseau has produced another stunning exemplar in the 2002 Chambertin Grand Cru. A season marked by a mild winter and a summer that was both hot and dry sets the stage for this extraordinary vintage, known to keen collectors and investors for its early appeal yet profound ability to age gracefully.

 

The Elegance of Age: The Allure of Investment

When considering the ageing potential and investment worthiness of a particular wine, one often looks for balance, structure, and complexity - attributes in which the 2002 Chambertin Grand Cru excels. The unwavering dedication of Eric Rousseau towards his craft is eminently captured within this bottle. The wine exudes a harmony between the depth of fruit, tannic structure, and polished acidity that promises superb evolution in the cellar.

 

Bearing the Hallmarks of a Splendid Year

The 2002 vintage in Burgundy brought forth wines with notable precision in their fruit expression coupled with an underlying sturdiness. These aspects are delicately woven into the fabric of the 2002 Chambertin Grand Cru from Domaine Armand Rousseau. Presenting a bouquet rife with ripe cherries and earthy undertones, this ethereal artisanal creation transforms on the palate to reveal layers of berry compote, fine herbs, and an intriguing hint of minerality. Silky tannins and alluring spice notes bring closure to this textured tapestry as it rests upon one’s tongue.

The longevity of this splendid vintage will surely catch the discerning eye of both connoisseur and investor alike. The 2002 Chambertin Grand Cru from Domaine Armand Rousseau epitomises the excellence that investors seek in fine wines: an impeccable lineage, outstanding vintage characteristics, and an almost prophetic promise of further beauty to unfold with time.

 

A Sumptuous Symphony Set to Mature

Savouring the 2002 Chambertin Grand Cru from Domaine Armand Rousseau today presents a delightful narrative - one resplendent with Burgundian tradition and the masterful interpretation by one of its finest producers. Yet, for those with patience, this wine promises an ennobling journey ahead. A true testament to both the past triumphs and future potentials that adorn the rich tapestry of a well-chosen fine wine portfolio.

Current market price

£31,500.00

12x75cl

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