Domaine Armand Rousseau   Chambertin Grand Cru

2004 Chambertin Grand Cru

By Domaine Armand Rousseau

2004 Chambertin Grand Cru from Domaine Armand Rousseau, Burgundy, France

In the pantheon of Burgundy’s most coveted libations, the 2004 Chambertin Grand Cru from Domaine Armand Rousseau commands a revered position. Even amongst its storied compatriots, this vintage speaks with particular eloquence, reflecting a year that tested the mettle of vineyard and vintner alike.

 

An Expression of Resilient Terroir

The 2004 vintage in Burgundy was no stranger to trials, with April frosts, uneven flowering, and summer rains. It was the robust character of the Grand Cru vineyards and the deft touch of Domaine Armand Rousseau that transmuted potential adversity into complexity within the glass. The 2004 Chambertin Grand Cru is redolent of a quiet confidence, borne of struggle and mastery.

 

Precision Palettes: Investment and Enjoyment Entwined

A profile balancing ripe red fruits with earthen undertones reveals the precise winemaking handiwork behind this vintage. Upon decanting, it unfurls layers of cherry compote spiced with a touch of star anise and a delicate waft of humus, culminating in what can only be described as a silent symphony played on ancient strings.

Firm tannins have softened over time, yet maintain an assuring presence suggesting both longevity and a capacity for further development. For investors in fine wines, such attributes posit the 2004 Chambertin Grand Cru from Domaine Armand Rousseau as a compelling asset amongst cultivated portfolios.

Currently at a stage where maturity meets vigour, the wine provides both aesthetic and financial satisfaction to those who appreciate the finesse that only time and terroir can co-create.

In summary, the 2004 Chambertin Grand Cru from Domaine Armand Rousseau encapsulates an intricate tableau where nature's caprices have been turned to advantages. It stands as a testament to endurance; one that astute investors would regard as an addition par excellence to their collection. Here lies an opportunity to invest not solely in a bottle but in the chronicle of a remarkable vintage year, brought to fruition by one of Burgundy's most respected domains.

Market price (GBP)

£37,100.00

12x75cl

Highest score

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POP score

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