Château d’Armailhac 2009, Grand Cru Classe Pauillac
Chateau d’Armailhac, located in the appellation of Pauillac was acquired by Baron Philippe de Rothschild in 1933. The Chateau was awarded grand cru classe status in the 1855 classification. The style of Chateau d’Armailhac has been likened to a baby Chateau Mouton Rothschild, exhibiting rich exotic layered fruit in a modern opulent style. A proportion of the wine is aged in barrels that have previous held vintages of Chateau Mouton.
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The 2009 vintage was a triumphant return to form for Bordeaux. Chateau d’Armailhac capitalized on the amazing weather for their wine. On the nose expect to find some development in the forms of ripe blackcurrants, bilberry, cedar, tobacco and a hint of smokiness. The palate is still very fresh with a considerate amount of dark fruit, mocha and menthol notes. A long decant is necessary to make the most of this vintage.
Baron Philippe de Rothschild
Cabernet, Merlot, Cabernet Franc
2020 – 2035
Three hours before serving
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