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Château d'Armailhac - Mouton Baron(ne) Philippe 5ème Grand Cru Classé 1988 - Lot of 1 Bottle
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Château d'Armailhac - Mouton Baron(ne) Philippe 5ème Grand Cru Classé  1988 - Lot of 1 Bottle

Château d'Armailhac - Mouton Baron(ne) Philippe 5ème Grand Cru Classé 1988

A powerful, woody wine, very juicy and silky, typical of its appellation.

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Lot Description: Château d'Armailhac - Mouton Baron(ne) Philippe 5ème Grand Cru Classé 1988

Lot description

  • Quantity 1 Bottle
  • Level:1 base of neck
  • Label: 1 good appearance
  • Origin: Private individual
  • Type of cellar: Classic underground cellar
  • Recoverable VAT: No
  • Original Wooden Case: No
  • Custom Seal : no
  • Alcohol percentage : 13 %

Information about the wine

  • Country/Region: Bordeaux
  • Appellation/Wine: Pauillac
  • Classification: 5ème Grand Cru Classé
  • Producer/Owner: Famille Rothschild
  • Vintage: 1988
  • Color: Red
  • Grape variety: 57% Cabernet Sauvignon, 23% Merlot, 18% Cabernet franc, 2% Petit verdot
  • Peak: To drink
  • Service temperature (in °C): 16

Information about the producer

  • Viticulture: Conventional
  • Size (in ha): 50
  • Volume: 220000 bottles
  • Intensity : Classic
  • Dominant aroma : Black fruit
  • Tasting occasion : Gastronomic wine
  • The vineyard with old vines (46 years on average) is located on a gravelly soil and produces powerful and rich wines with long and melted tannins.

    Baron Philippe de Rothschild bought this wine in 1933. Neighboring the famous Mouton Rothschild, it belonged since the XVIIth century to the Armailhacq family. Therefore it was called Château Mouton d'Armailhacq. Ij 1956, it was called Château Mouton Baron Philippe, and then in 1975, Château Mouton Baronne Philippe. Since 1989, the Baronne Philippine de Rothschild has renowned it, according to its origin, Château d'Armailhac.
    *The above information describes the wine and is not vintage specific.

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Further information

Rating
84/100Wine Advocate (Parker/Martin)
  • Service temperature16°
  • Peak To drink