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Château d'Armailhac - Mouton Baron(ne) Philippe 5ème Grand Cru Classé 2005 - Lot of 2 Bottles
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Château d'Armailhac - Mouton Baron(ne) Philippe 5ème Grand Cru Classé  2005 - Lot of 2 Bottles

Château d'Armailhac - Mouton Baron(ne) Philippe 5ème Grand Cru Classé 2005

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 2005

Lot description

  • Quantity 2 Bottles
  • Level:2 into-neck
  • Label: 2 good appearance
  • Origin: Private individual
  • Type of cellar: Wine cabinet
  • Recoverable VAT: No
  • Original Wooden Case: No
  • Custom Seal : yes
  • Alcohol percentage : 13 %

Information about the wine

  • Country/Region: Bordeaux
  • Appellation/Wine: Pauillac
  • Classification: 5ème Grand Cru Classé
  • Producer/Owner: Famille Rothschild
  • Vintage: 2005
  • Color: Red
  • Grape variety: 57% Cabernet Sauvignon, 23% Merlot, 18% Cabernet franc, 2% Petit verdot
  • Peak: Drink ideally by 2030
  • 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
90/100Wine Advocate (Parker/Martin)
90/100Wine Spectator
17/20 (2009)Bettane & Desseauve
16,5/20Jancis Robinson
16,5/20RVF
90/100J.-M. Quarin
  • Service temperature16°
  • Peak Drink ideally by 2030

Tasting notes - Extract
"Its dense ruby/purple color is followed by an earthy nose dominated by black currants and toasty, smoky oak. Medium to full-bodied with relatively high tannin, decent acidity, and a fine finish (...)" R. Parker (04/2008)