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2006 Charmes Chambertin Domaine Armand Rousseau Burgundy Charmes Chambertin France Still wine

2006 Charmes Chambertin

Domaine Armand Rousseau

89Average Score
flagBurgundy / France
Red

A 2006 Charmes-Chambertin – two-thirds of it from Mazoyeres – is light in both color and weight, which seems to reflect normalcy in these vines; but certainly no special precautions taken in extraction, since Rousseau says this site was untouched by hail. There is a fine saline, meat stock, and bright fresh cherry amalgamation on a finely-textured palate, and a subtly bitter-sweet, deeply carnal and refreshingly-, succulently-fruited finish. This is certainly a wine that in an unapologetic sense epitomizes delicacy and finesse. As with others in its stylistic camp and the present collection, I imagine it being best enjoyed within the next half dozen years, while being perfectly prepared for an eventual surprise. Dec 2009, www.robertparker.com

David Schildknecht, Vinous    Score: 89/100

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