Armand Rousseau stands alongside Romanée-Conti and Domaine Leroy at the top of Burgundy's quality pyramid, and simply put, their wines belong in every serious collector's cellar. Founded in the 1930s, Rousseau helped pioneer the practice of estate-bottling in Burgundy, and today the domaine owns a staggering eight hectares of Grand Cru vineyards in the heart of Gevrey-Chambertin. Estate Wine Brokers is proud to present Rousseau's newly released Ruchottes-Chambertin 'Clos des Ruchottes' Grand Cru Monopole from the magisterial 2016 vintage at the lowest retail price in the country:
Armand Rousseau Clos des Ruchottes Grand Cru Monopole 2016 750ml - $859 each
96-98 Points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate "The 2016 Ruchottes-Chambertin Clos des Ruchottes Grand Cru, which Cyrille described as her “heart wine,” has a superb bouquet with ebullient dark cherries, bergamot, blackberry and briary, wonderful delineation and demonstrating more exuberance than Mugneret-Gibourg (which as affected by frost, whereas Rousseau was not). The palate is medium-bodied with fine tannin, shimmering red fruit, outstanding mineralité and a subtle crescendo toward the pixilated finish. Is this the finest Ruchottes-Chambertin in 2016? Without a shadow of a doubt. (NM)" (12/2017)
Quantities are extremely limited, so act now to add this rare wine to your collection.