Best-value Bordeaux of 2012

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Chateau D'Armailhac
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Château d’Armailhac, Pauillac 5CC, 2009

Lush, heady cassis and plum nose – exuberantly fruity. Fine lift and a lovely impression of lush fruit on the palate. A very fine, elegant Pauillac with a long life. This has real grandeur as well as depth of fruit and is built to last. 17.75pts/20 (92)
Price £35–£51 Widely available at leading Bordeaux merchants
Drink 2015–2040
Alc 13.5%