Gevrey Chambertin Clos St Jacques 1er Cru 2016

Gevrey Chambertin / Rousseau

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Tasting Notes

Gorgeous aromas of rose, strawberry, cherry and sandalwood are enhanced by licorice, earth and spice notes on the palate in this complex, harmonious red. Silky and racy, this channels a minerally graphite element on the long aftertaste. Best from 2022 through 2045.

Score: 97

Bruce Sanderson, Wine Spectator Maturity: 2022-2045 29 August 2019

(from a 2.2 ha parcel raised in 80% new wood). Rousseau noted that the 2016 CSJ contains more fruit from the upper portion as the lower part was heavily affected by the frost. An elegant, pure and exuberantly spicy nose blends notes of essence of red berries with wisps of earth, lavender and a background hint of oak. The equally pure middle weight flavors possess excellent mid-palate concentration along with the same intense mineral streak as the Ruchottes while delivering stunningly good depth and persistence on the beautifully well-balanced finish. As good as the Ruchottes is, and it’s first-rate, there is simply another dimension present here.

Score: 95

Allen Meadows, Burghound Maturity: 2036+ 10 January 2018