This Chambertin shows power that is perfectly counterbalanced by a refined, elegant texture. More info
Charmes-Chambertin lies at the edge of the village of Morey-Saint-Denis. The wine it produces is slightly more supple than other grand crus from the village. Armand Rousseau's Charmes is no exception to this rule but also has density and ages beautifully. This is a very distinguished wine with a velvety texture.
The domain was established in 1902 by Armand Rousseau who, when he reached adulthood, inherited several parcels of vines situated in the commune of Gevrey-Chambertin, in Burgundy. Over the years, he continued to expand his domain by purchasing Grands Crus such as Clos de la Roche, Mazis Charmes or even Chambertin. In 1954, he bought the First Growth Clos-Saint-Jacques in the name of his son Charles. It is now Eric, the son of Charles, and grandson of Armand who runs the domain. Producing exclusively red wines, the domain has established itself with its legendary cuvées such as Lavaux Saint Jacques or Chambertin as one of Burgundy's icons. The most beautiful expressions of Pinot Noir are undoubtedly in these wines.
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