Domaine Armand Rousseau   Charmes Chambertin

2007 Charmes-Chambertin

By Domaine Armand Rousseau

2007 Charmes-Chambertin from Domaine Armand Rousseau, Burgundy, France

The 2007 vintage in Burgundy stands as a testament to the finesse and resilience of Pinot Noir under the deft hand of Domaine Armand Rousseau, one of the region's most venerated producers. It was a year that did not promise an easy ride; a cool summer was followed by an Indian summer that spanned into September, offering salvation to the grapes and, in turn, to those with the forbearance to harness what nature provided. The 2007 Charmes-Chambertin from Domaine Armand Rousseau is a resplendent example of this vintage's charm and surprising longevity.

 

A Vintage Reflective of Time and Terroir

Upon tasting, one is immediately struck by the wine's mature yet lively disposition. This 2007 Charmes-Chambertin displays a complex aromatic profile laced with scents of earthy undergrowth, ripe cherries, and ethereal waves of heady spices. On the palate, the experience is one of exceptional balance—subtle power allied with grace—a hallmark of Rousseau's winemaking prowess.

Despite the vintage's initial challenges, there is an undeniable silkiness to the tannins and an integrity to the structure of this wine that whispers rather than shouts its pedigree. Such poise is a character trait of judiciously managed estates during unpredictable weather patterns. It reflects a narrative wherein human experience and touch enriches each bottle.

 

Legacy and Investment: An Intrinsic Bond

Beholding such a storied cuvée from Domaine Armand Rousseau surely engages both the connoisseur's senses and the investor's acumen. It entices with its potential for further evolution, illustrating that under practiced stewardship, challenging vintages can yield hidden gems worthy of adoration and investment alike.

In sum, the 2007 Charmes-Chambertin from Domaine Armand Rousseau articulates its year of origin with eloquence. A collector's pièce de résistance and an investor’s delight—an exquisite chrono-synclastic infundibulum capturing Burgundy's heart against the year's climatic variances. For enthusiasts seeking depth of character tied to a narrative steeped in regional and temporal allure, this vintage resonates with an intimate understanding of terroir married to moment.

Current market price

£6,420.00

12x75cl

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