Château d’Armailhac is made by the same wine making team as Mouton Rothschild – and this is a very good value. A blend of 62% Cabernet Sauvignon, 28% Merlot, 8% Cabernet Franc and 2% Petit Verdot. This wine is well regarded by the critics – and Jane Anson, who awards the wine 93 points comments:
“Such richness through the palate, with deep crushed blackberry notes alongside soft coffee bean. I get hints of Petit Mouton here. The Mouton stable measure their tannins in weight, not IPT, and this year comes in even higher than 2010, 4.5g compared to 4g. You don’t feel it because the grain of the tannins is so fine, but it is clearly going to age well, without any dryness. Incredible balance, with a pH of 3.55 giving freshness to the alcohol, and making these wines really not very difficult to taste.”
2016 is one of the greatest ever years from Bordeaux – so we are pleased to have a few bottles of this wine available.