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6 Ratings
Domaine Armand Rousseau Pere et Fils Clos Saint-Jacques Gevrey-Chambertin Premier Cru

Wine Details

Region

France

Wine Description

Knockout aromas of wonderfully intense black and red cherry fruit, overlaid bycassis and a touch of new oak introduce medium-bodied, sweet, harmonious, veryexpressive and long flavors all underpinned by racy minerality and firmstructure. The tannins are prominent but ripe and the density of extract isimpressive and this both coats and stains the palate. As it always does,Rousseau's Clos St. Jacques Domaine delivers finesse with real mid-palatepunch. (90-93 points, Alen Meadows - Burghound.com read more...Knockout aromas of wonderfully intense black and red cherry fruit, overlaid bycassis and a touch of new oak introduce medium-bodied, sweet, harmonious, veryexpressive and long flavors all underpinned by racy minerality and firmstructure. The tannins are prominent but ripe and the density of extract isimpressive and this both coats and stains the palate. As it always does,Rousseau's Clos St. Jacques Domaine delivers finesse with real mid-palatepunch. (90-93 points, Alen Meadows - Burghound.com - Jan 03) (hide)

Expert Reviews
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  • Burghound
    (1996 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Burghound in Issue 4, Oct 01, 2001
  • Wine Advocate
    (1996 Vintage) Rating: (92-94) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 118 on Aug-98