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Château d'Armailhac - Single Bottle

£76.00

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Case includes: Product information: Château d'Armailhac, A classic Pauillac from 5th Growth Château d’Armailhac, with seductive Morello cherry, roasted coffee and toasted spice notes. Ready to drink., About this bottle:Once part of the original Château Mouton-Rothschild estate, Château d’Armailhac was heralded as a 5th Cru Classé in the Official Classification of Bordeaux Wines in 1855. No other château has undergone as many changes, being previously known as Mouton d’Armailhacq, Mouton Baron Philippe and Mouton Baronne Philippe. The estate’s vineyard is planted to 52% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc and 2% Petit Verdot, all fairly densely planted to naturally restrict grape yields and promote fruit quality. The average vine age is 46 years, with some much older (the vineyard dates back to 1890). Fruit is picked by hand, by parcel, with each variety harvested and vinified separately. Winemaker Cédric Marc adjusts vinification techniques according to the vintage conditions and his assessment of the fruit as it arrives in the winery. The wine is matured in traditional barrels (25% new) for 12 months., Grape variety: 54% Cabernet Sauvignon, 29% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Franc and 2% Petit Verdot, Country of origin:France, Region:Bordeaux, Paulliac, More information: Bottle size:750 ml, Alcohol content:13 %, Alcohol units per bottle:9.8, Alcohol units per serving:1.6, Serving Size:125 ml, Allergens:Sulphites, Stopper type:Cork, Bottling address: Baronne Philippine de Rothschild g.f.a., Pauillac, France

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