Red

1985 Domaine Armand Rousseau Père et Fils Ruchottes-Chambertin Clos des Ruchottes

Pinot Noir

  • France
  • Burgundy
  • Côte de Nuits
  • Ruchottes-Chambertin Grand Cru
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Community Tasting Notes 3

  • bongos wrote:

    November 15, 2012 - Perfectly mature burgundy. Fully developed flavors, no hard edges. Notes of soy and hoisin. Smoke, dark cherries, and iron. Great stuff.

  • GaryLG wrote:

    October 8, 2011 - Colour a decent reddish brown but a orangey rim. This was a pop and pour. The nose speaks Rousseau; slightly candied with strong cherry notes. On the palate initially, good weight and balance with integrated tanins and a smooth finish. Good secondary development and complexity. Unfortunately, the acidity (the sour notes) became more pronounced over the half hour, more pertinently eclipsing the fruits. This wine needs drinking up.

  • SimonG wrote:

    June 7, 2011 - Rousseau Ruchottes for Pebbles (The Ledbury, London): Faded garnet to orange rim. Lovely nose, almost old Rioja, quite mellow and orangey and bright. Good Acidity, bright and long nquite light; fragrant, filigree. ****+

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  • By Allen Meadows
    11/23/2006 (link)

    (Domaine Armand Rousseau Père et Fils Clos des Ruchottes Grand Cru Red) Subscribe to see review text.

View From the Cellar

  • By John Gilman
    Jan/Feb 2006, Issue #1, Ruchottes-Chambertin of the Old Thomas-Bassot Estate

    (Armand Rousseau Ruchottes-Chambertin “Clos des Ruchottes”) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 1985
  • Type Red
  • Producer Domaine Armand Rousseau Père et Fils
  • Varietal Pinot Noir
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Clos des Ruchottes
  • Country France
  • Region Burgundy
  • SubRegion Côte de Nuits
  • Appellation Ruchottes-Chambertin Grand Cru

Community Holdings

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  • In Cellars 3 (21%)
  • Consumed 11 (79%)

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