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47 Ratings
Château d'Armailhac Pauillac 5ème Grand Cru Classé
$58.99 USD
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Wine Details

Region

PauillacBordeauxFrance

Wine Description

(From 2009 Vintage) Deliciously fruity, with chocolate notes and acidity. The wine has dense but soft tannins that merge seamlessly into the black fruits. It is ripe, sweet, densely juicy.

Winemaker's Notes

Alcohol Percentage: 12.5 %

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    Dec 29th, 2012

    over 2 years
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    Not as big as you'd expect yet it needs to breathe. Rich and full bodied

    10 months
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    soft at start,spicy after,light color,dry, M-body

    about 4 years
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    A wonderful, bordeaux blend, very approachable

    over 1 year
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    excellent

    over 5 years
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    WS 91

    over 2 years
Expert Reviews
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  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (From 2005 Vintage) Given its vintage and the success of its neighbors, this slightly underfilled offering must be considered as something of disap-pointnment. Narrow and fairly tight-fisted, but never suggesting that it has the fruit that will allow it to blossom with time, it is instead a bit thin and fades away early.
  • 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