2013 D'armailhac D'Armailhac

  • Classification:
    5th growth
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  • Grape Type:
    Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot
  • Packaging:
    OWC x 6
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Wine Critics Notes:

Vinous - Score: 87-90 (May. 2014)

Ruby-red. Plum, redcurrant, licorice and violet on the nose. Fresh, juicy and pure, showing flavors of blackberry, coffee and spicy herbs. Very precise wine thanks to lively, harmonious acidity. Finishes with sweet tannins and very good length. The yields (40 h/h) were the highest of any of the Mouton-Rothschild estates because the younger merlot didn't suffer shatter; once again, though, the aroma and flavor profile of this wine is heavily influenced by its old-vine cabernet franc. This may be even better than it's showing today.