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  • Country ranking ?

    513
  • Producer ranking ?

    30
  • Decanting time

    2h
  • When to drink

    2020-2035

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The Story

The Rousseau Domaine was started at the beginning of the 20th century by Armand Rousseau who, at his majority, inherited several plots of vineyards in Gevrey Chambertin. The Domaine premises with the living house, the storing places, the cellars and the winery, are situated in the oldest part of the village, near the 13th century church.


From 1959, after Armand Rousseau's death, Charles Rousseau was at the head of a Domaine of 6 ha which ...

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Vintage 1989

1989 VINTAGE in Burgundy

Weather conditions were exceptional which led to a notably early harvest with perfectly ripened grapes in both colours. The reds with their velvety tannins have a fine colour, showing softer more elegant tendencies than the 88?s. They make a wonderful choice to drink on a special occasion. The whites in general were very precocious; ripe, powerful, rich, generous and well rounded; most should already have been drunk...

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Pale red ruby, brick rim. Red berries, anise, some spices, herbs, leaner nose With air it brightens up nicely. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, anise, red berries, some spices, juicy, long. 95

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Origin

Beaune, Burgundy

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