Robert Parker – 94
Notes of red berries and plums mingle with hints of rose petals, peonies, grilled meats and forest floor in an inviting bouquet, introducing Rousseau’s 2019 Ruchottes-Chambertin Grand Cru Clos des Ruchottes, a medium to full-bodied, bright and lively wine that’s ethereal and perfumed, with a pretty core of fruit and a long, saline finish.
JancisRobinson.com – 18.5
Some vines have now been replanted. Cask sample. Firm and savoury on the nose with some real polish. Very rich yet not sweet. Real freshness and delight. Complete. Long with a peacock’s tail.
Anticipated maturity: 2028-2050