1998 La Fleur du Chateau d'Armens, Grand Cru Saint-Emilion

Producer: Chateau d'Armens
Vintage: 1998
Style: red wine, medium-bodied, smooth and dry
Grape variety: Merlot
Origin: France, Bordeaux, Libournais
Appellation: Saint-Emilion Grand Cru
Date tasted: 14 January 2004
Price when tasted: £12.16
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Tasting notes

14/01/2004

<li> a great wine at a great price <li> drink now or keep for a couple of years <br><br> Château d'Armens was bought in 1999 by Alexandre de Malet Roquefort, son of Leo de Malet Roquefort of La Gaffelière and Tertre-Daugay. The wines have taken on a new

01/08/2001

Deep, full colour showing very ripe Merlot grapes from superb 1998 harvest. Soft, seductive fruit on the nose and rounded, even slightly exotic taste on the palate. Smooth, appealing, with definite class. Drink 2001-2003.

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