Chambertin Clos de Beze Armand Rousseau 2017
The monks of the Beze Abbey owners of this plot had the good idea of planting vineyards and surrounding their Clos with a stone wall that still has its charm on wine-tourists today. Clos de Beze is also a land rich in limestone. Eric Rousseau has a parcel of 1ha42. Clos de Beze has always been called Chambertin's female side. School example of perfect tannicism, the wine that comes out of this clos is always deep and spicy
Medium tasty palate with a perfect tannic texture. Very fine depth of wine that perfectly nourishes the notes of cherry and orange peel, as per handbook. Slightly citric finish, accompanied by discreet alcohol.
The Domaine was created in the early twentieth century by Armand Rousseau, who planted in the town of Gevrey Chambertin some vineyards. Following his marriage properties intensified and the cellar was built where it still stands or to the foot of the Gevrey church. From time to time Armand Rousseau Chambertin which acquires most prestigious land, Charmes Chambertin, Clos de La Roche. Following the death of Armand, the Domaine is run by Charles Rousseau, which will develop even more sales and succeed from time to time to take possession of some parcels of Clos de Beze. In 1982,
Eric's son Charles starts lavorar in the company, as a result of his oenology degree and some experience in other Chateau Borgognoni. Eric starts from the vineyard to bring his new ideas. Early Vendemmiie, grassing, mechanical work of soils without the use of pesticides or chemicals. The company's orientation is directed towards organic farming, but the real transformation takes place in the basement where Eric leaves express, without too much manipulation, the wines. The Domaine now has 15 hectares of vines, works in the company of Eric daughters who have followed their Enologici studies, but no one lets him lose sight Rousseau style: fine wines, elegant, honest.