Domaine Armand Rousseau   Chambertin Grand Cru

2010 Chambertin Grand Cru

By Domaine Armand Rousseau

2010 Chambertin Grand Cru from Domaine Armand Rousseau, Burgundy, France

In the labyrinth of Burgundy's revered plots, the 2010 Chambertin Grand Cru from Domaine Armand Rousseau stands out as a testament to the harmony between terroir and talent. Distinguished by a season of meticulous balance, 2010 saw Rousseau's craftsmen sculpt a vintage that is both an archetype of its pedigree and a distinctive expression in its own right.

 

Mastery Over Elements: The 2010 Vintage Alchemy

The year 2010 was marked by a fierce battle with climatic unpredictability, ultimately rewarding those with patience and precision. At Domaine Armand Rousseau, such virtues turned trials into triumphs, yielding a Chambertin of remarkable poise. This particular harvest was delayed until late September, allowing for optimal maturity while preserving the quintessential acidic spine that underscores great Burgundian reds.

A jewel in the crown of fine wine investment, the 2010 Chambertin Grand Cru marries intensity with finesse. Aromas of black cherry and earthy truffle intertwine with whispered hints of violet and spice, painting a bouquet that is at once intricate and assertive.

 

Deep Roots in Refined Quality: Investing in Terroir

This offerings texture speaks volumes about the caressing touch of Domaine Armand Rousseau’s vinification craft. On the palate, one is greeted by a seamless blend of concentrated fruit and supple tannins – a structure that promises not only immediate gratification but also an auspicious future for ageing potential.

An unwavering champion amongst its peers, the 2010 Chambertin Grand Cru is resonant with an allure that captivates investors and connoisseurs alike. As it evolves in the bottle, this benchmark Pinot Noir will unfurl over decades, enhancing its narrative for those who have secured its place in their cellars.

In summation, Domaine Armand Rousseau has presented us with an exquisite iteration of Chambertin’s grandeur in the 2010 vintage; it is an investment-worthy bottle that tells not only the story of its storied terroir but also of an exceptional year where winemakers danced deftly with nature to produce profound elegance.

Market price (GBP)

£44,720.00

12x75cl

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