Original
47 Ratings
Château d'Armailhac Pauillac Grand Cru Classé

Wine Details

Region

BordeauxFrance

Wine Description

(From 2004 Vintage) The 2004 is a very seductive wine, displaying aromas of cassis, black cherries, pomegranite and cedary oak. Medium bodied and boasting soft ripe tannins.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2002 Vintage) "A firm, dark ruby/purple-colored wine with notes of compost, black currants, espresso roast, and some soy, this medium to full-bodied, relatively powerful and concentrated wine shows elevated levels of tannin which have kept me from pulling the trigger and giving it a higher score. I thought everything seemed better balanced prior to bottling, so perhaps the wine is going through a somewhat angular phase of development. It s certainly a big, bold, rather aggressively tannic style of d'Armailhac....

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Advocate
    (From 2002 Vintage) Rating: (91-93) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 149 on Oct-03
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2004 Vintage) Rating: Barrel Tasting - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 06/30/05
  • Wine & Spirits
    (From 2004 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 10/07
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2004 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 171
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 2004 Vintage) Rating: (87-88) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 165 on Jun-06