Domaine Armand Rousseau   Chambertin Grand Cru

2007 Chambertin Grand Cru

By Domaine Armand Rousseau

2007 Chambertin Grand Cru from Domaine Armand Rousseau, Burgundy, France

Turning back the ornate hands of time to the 2007 vintage in Burgundy reveals a harvest that teased with challenge yet rewarded with distinction, particularly for the venerable parcels of Chambertin Grand Cru from Domaine Armand Rousseau. The benevolent autumnal embrace gave birth to a wine marked by precision and finesse.

 

Eloquence of Terroir: A Timeless Investment

The influential Domaine Armand Rousseau, master of delineating Burgundy's intricate soil nuances, crafted an exceptionally beguiling 2007 Chambertin Grand Cru. Considering the climatic caprice of the season—with its unorthodox warmth in April followed by a cool, damp summer—the Rousseau team orchestrated a yield that sings of patience and expertise.

 

Vintage Virtuosity: The Triumph of '07

Upon decantation, one is immediately courted by the perfume of crushed cherries and ripe strawberries, a dance floor laid out by an autumnal leafiness reflective of the year's climactic storyboard. The luxurious palate unfolds slowly; layers of sophisticated spice, sous-bois, and a kaleidoscope of dark fruits underpinned by subtly firm tannins and a vivacious acidity that declares this wine's noble heritage and composure.

Achieving a delicate equipoise, the 2007 Chambertin Grand Cru showcases its terroir's mineral backbone through elegant yet grounded structure. It remains an exquisite specimen in the lineage of Domaine Armand Rousseau's iconic offerings—a testament to their unrivaled craftsmanship amidst meteorological whimsy.

An astute acquisition for collectors seeking to expand their compilations with transcendent wines; the 2007 Chambertin Grand Cru from Domaine Armand Rousseau stands as an eloquent emblem of Burgundian brilliance. Whether as an investment to behold or a treasure to uncork at the pinnacle of maturation, this effusive expression maintains its status as one of the anchor stones within a connoisseur's cellar.

In summary, while each vintage from Burgundy has its own tale to tell, the 2007 Chambertin Grand Cru from Domaine Armand Rousseau whispers a unique story—an amalgamation of adversity overcome through studious winegrowing, bearing fruits that command respect and anticipation for those who discern their prowess within fine wine investment circles.

Current market price

£23,940.00

12x75cl

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