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2006 Domaine Armand Rousseau Père et Fils Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Lavaux St. Jacques
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Community Tasting Notes 4
chablis28 wrote: (93 points)
August 15, 2014 - A 59th birthday wine that did not let us down. I think TZ scored this 86-89pts??? Fine by me as it helped depress the market price a decent amount. Most people are all hung up on the "big 3" / now the "big 4" from Rousseau but I find this wine a very very close 2nd cousin to the Ruchottes and drinking better than the CSJ would at this young age. The CSJ would still be showing a lot of oak right now. This wine delivers all of the marvelous purity of fruit and ethereal structure that is signature for Rousseau. This not a huge wine but rather very intellectual and intriguing. I quickly bought the last btls today. This is only a minor step down from the Rousseau Grands. Someday the critics will be bold enough to give this wine the scores it deserves. Paid $112 and drinks like $200 plus. Unfortunately this store no longer gets any Rousseau and this was the last they had. PnP
jinatnrt Likes this wine: (92 points)
February 12, 2014 - I wish all red burgundies taste like this!
Flavito wrote: (91 points)
July 24, 2011 - Elegant nose and light body. Long finish, delicious.
Tavastgatan wrote: (92 points)
January 15, 2011 - I find this one notch better than the 07. This is a very good Gevrey but somehow I always expect more from Rousseau.
Pro Reviews 3
Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar
By Stephen Tanzer
March/April 2008, Issue #137 (link)
(Domaine Armand Rousseau Gevrey Chambertin Lavaux Saint Jacques) Subscribe to see review text.
By Allen Meadows
1st Quarter, 2008, Issue #29 (link)
(Domaine Armand Rousseau Gevrey-Chambertin Lavaut St. Jacques 1er Cru Red) Subscribe to see review text.
By Bill Nanson
(Rousseau Armand Gevrey-Chambertin Lavaux St.Jacques) Again, medium-pale colour. A very ‘together’ if understated nose. Less obviously effusive in the mouth versus the villages, but there is an added mineral aspect. Super length, but today you’ll find more to enjoy in the villages.
- Vintage 2006
- Type Red
- Producer Domaine Armand Rousseau Père et Fils
- Varietal Pinot Noir
- Designation n/a
- Vineyard Lavaux St. Jacques
- Country France
- Region Burgundy
- SubRegion Côte de Nuits
- Appellation Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru
- Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
- In Cellars 44 (86%)
- Consumed 7 (14%)