Château D’Armailhac 2018 – Pauillac, Grand Cru Classé

Château D’Armailhac 2018 – Pauillac, Grand Cru Classé

The nose is fruity and offers a controlled power as well as a controlled intensity, a beautiful definition and elegance. It reveals notes of blackberry, violet, wild strawberry, associated with touches of strawberry flowers, small wild red frutis, lilac, hot/ioded gravels as well as hints of zan, nutmeg and a very discreet hint of grey pepper. The palate is fruity, elegant, well-balanced and offers an acidulous frame, a beautiful definition, gourmandize, a small tension, intensity, a a beautiful dynamism, fullness and a beautiful balance. On the palate this wine expresses notes of juicy/ripe blackberry, fresh/ripe raspberry and small notes of small fresh/acidulous red berries associated with touches of violet, cornflower, zan as well as hints of saline minerality/iodine gravels, juicy plum, fine hints of camphor, cardamom. A subtle hint of cocoa bog and fresh tobacco in the persistence. Tannins are well-built. Good length.

Note (Score): 16.75/20

Note (Score): 93-94/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 03/2021

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Raisonnée (Sustainable Agriculture)

Type (Kind): Rouge (Red)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Bouteille (Bottle)

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Non (No)

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