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Château d’Armailhac, Pauillac 5th classified cru - 12bouteilles
Château d’Armailhac

Château d’Armailhac

The history of Château d’Armailhac begins in 1680 when two brothers, Dominique and Guilhem Armailhacq, buy parcels of vines located northwest of Pauillac, Nicolas-Alexandre de Segur, known as the Prince of Vines In 1750, the vineyards covered 15 to 16 hectares at the end of the eighteenth century, Armailhacq renamed the vineyard Mouton d’Armailhacq, which reaches some 52 hectares scattered between Brane-Mouton in the North and Pibran in the South. thanks to various techniques such as the setting, racking, sterilization of the barrels and the collage, the quality of sheep of Armailhacq improves greatly, to the point that the wines are sold twice more expensive than the neighboring productions, However, since 1933, when Baron Philippe de Rothschild became definitively owner, the history of Château d’Armailhac is inseparable from that of Château Mouton Rothschild. vineyard, his daughter Baroness Philippine decides to return to Mouton d’Armailhacq its original identity, under the name “Château d’Armailhac“. Today, the vineyard of Château d’Armailhac, classified since 1855 as Mouton d’Armailhacq, covers 70 hectares north of Pauillac. The vineyard cultivates the traditional grape varieties of the Médoc: 52% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc, 2% Petit Verdot. The average age of the vines is 46 years, of which 20% of its parcels were planted in 1890. The gravel rest on a clay-limestone soil, which gives the wines of Château d’Armailhac their characteristic finesse and elegance. The wines of Château d’Armailhac are known as fine, elegant but also powerful and voluminous by their tannins. These are wines of guard. Among the wines of the estate, we selected Château d’Armailhac 2008 and 2011, vintages, classics of Bordeaux, a great success. We also chose the 2016 vintage, already rewarded by the most prestigious tasters, this early promise a bright future! “

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  • 51,00 € In Stock
    Pauillac - Bordeaux - Red Wine

     5th Cru Classé, less known of the general public, this 2011 vintage of Château d'Armailhac is a subtle, fine and complex wine. This Pauillac is sweet and round, charming with pretty aromas and a beautiful maturity of tannins. In a dark and intense, this 2011 vintage offers fruity (cherry, blackberry) aromas on the nose that is confirmed in the mouth with...

    12bouteilles' Rating
    15,5/20
    Parker 87/100
    Wine Spectator 90/100
    J. Robinson 14,5/20
    RVF 16/20

    51,00 € by 1

    49,90 € by 6

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    Pauillac - Bordeaux - Red Wine

    The vintage 2008 is a nice vintage in Pauillac, this Château d'Armailhac is a proof. The wines have a beautiful deep red color, the nose is marked by the fruit (cherry), completed by beautiful notes of vanilla. On the palate, the attack is frank, elegant, the wine is round, fleshy, the tannins are silky. The finish is long and persistent. The advice of...

    12bouteilles' Rating
    16/20
    Parker 89
    Wine Spectator 89
    J. Robinson 16,5

    52,00 € by 6

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