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2011 Domaine Armand Rousseau Père et Fils Charmes-Chambertin
- Côte de Nuits
- Charmes-Chambertin Grand Cru
Community Tasting Notes 10
HowardNZ Likes this wine: (92 points)
July 13, 2015 - Lunch at the Rôtisserie du Chambertin: A blend of two-thirds Mazoyeres and one-thirds Charmes fruit. A gorgeous, expressive Rousseau Charmes bouquet of confit of red fruits, especially plums and red currants, with a violet top note. On palate, closer to the 2013 than the 2014, not disgraced in ranking third of the three vintages I tried. Sappy, fleshy and concentrated with sufficient weight. Flavours of small red plums, confit of red and black berries, subtle spices and a chalk finish. Refined tannins. A comparatively earlier drinking Grand Cru but give this wine a minimum of five years. The Charmes worked well with my Rognon but really sang with the Abbaye de Citeaux cheese.
Bernt Olav Likes this wine: (93 points)
June 4, 2015 - Ma Cuisin, Beaune. Gir lite på aroma rett etter åpning, men kommer med litt kirsebær, bringebær, mineraler, mm med litt luft. I munnen har den fin intensitet, medium+ fylde, god ryggrad av syre/tannin. God lengde. Fungerte ok til Epoisse, men skulle vel egentlig fått 5 år til i kjelleren.
beatles wrote: (93 points)
March 15, 2015 - Very nice pinot fruit, creamy, intense; it's a young wine, of course, much to young, but quite forward and open, very clean with a good balance. Will probably close down soon and reermerge witg much more complexity, but this does conforim the vintages character, it is foir early drinking, surely. With Philippe Cambie at Søllerød Kro
CamWheeler wrote: (92 points)
December 6, 2014 - Dinner with the SLDS at Mark's: Very very pretty nose - heady roses, graphite, cherry, spice and raspberry. The palate is pure and lovely, with a line of spice that gives it an extra element. Good length and drive. Plenty of ageing potential.
Anonymous wrote: (92 points)
June 1, 2014 - Sans notes
Pro Reviews 6
By Antonio Galloni
2011 Red Burgundy: Three Sides of a Coin (Mar 2014) (link)
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By Allen Meadows
January 2013, Issue #49 (link)
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By Stephen Tanzer
January/February 2013, IWC Issue #166 (link)
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By Jancis Robinson, MW
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View From the Cellar
By John Gilman
Nov/Dec 2012, Issue #42, The Extremely Elegant, Low Octane and Unquestionably Outstanding 2011 Vintage in Burgundy.
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By Richard Jennings
2/11/2013 (link) 91 points
(Domaine Armand Rousseau Père et Fils Charmes-Chambertin) Barrel sample - dark cherry red color with pale meniscus; very appealing, tart raspberry, framboise, sous bois nose; tight, tasty, tart cherry, tart raspberry, mineral palate with medium acidity; needs 5-6 years; medium-plus finish 91-93 points
- Vintage 2011
- Type Red
- Producer Domaine Armand Rousseau Père et Fils
- Varietal Pinot Noir
- Designation n/a
- Vineyard n/a
- Country France
- Region Burgundy
- SubRegion Côte de Nuits
- Appellation Charmes-Chambertin Grand Cru
- Pending Delivery 11 (4%)
- In Cellars 225 (85%)
- Consumed 30 (11%)