2013 Armand Rousseau Chambertin Clos de Beze, Gevrey-Chambertin (750ml)

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2013 Armand Rousseau Chambertin Clos de Beze
Country: France
Region: Burgundy
Sub-Region: Gevrey-Chambertin
Grape Varietal: Pinot Noir
Review Score: 94V

6 bottles in stock and ready to ship.
Ships Monday.


Good dark red. More closed today than the Clos Saint-Jacques, showing a stronger oak presence to its reticent aromas of dark raspberry, strawberry and blood orange. Then hugely rich, opulent and pliant on the palate if still youthfully reserved. Completely different in shape from the Clos Saint-Jacques, conveying a strong impression of solidity and saline minerality. Finishes with big but ripe, thoroughly integrated tannins. This may not have quite the fruit intensity or verve of the 2014 but it still leaves the salivary glands humming.

94+ points, Stephen Tanzer, Vinous (Mar 2016)