2012 d'Armailhac Bordeaux Blend

Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
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JS 92 VN 92 JA 91 WA 91 WE 91 DC 90 JL 90
JS 92

jamessuckling.com, February 2015

This is very polished and refined with blackcurrant, raspberry and citrus-peel undertones. Full body, extremely fine texture and a long, long finish.
VN 92

Vinous, January 2016

A very pretty wine for the year, the 2012 d'Armailhac is plush, open and seductive. Dark red cherry, tobacco, wild herbs, smoke, leather and game are all pushed forward in a pliant, supple Pauillac that is already quite...
JA 91

janeanson.com, March 2022

Red cherry, raspberry puree, raspberry leaf and tobacco, more evolved than many of the 2012 classifieds. This is good quality, open and generous. These were the years when Armailhac was still being made to be the younger...
WA 91

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, April 2015

Part of the empire of the Chateau Mouton Rothschild, this estate was once known as Mouton Baronne Philippe. This impressive, deep, opaque ruby/purple wine, with loads of charcoal, crème de cassis and a flowery-ness, this...
WE 91

Wine Enthusiast, May 2015

Fruity and rich, this wine is developing fast. It is full of black currant fruits, with an impressive background of solid, structured tannins. The wine is linear, fresh, showing how well this property is developing its...
DC 90

Decanter, April 2013

Elegant, slightly spicy fruit with good vineyard ripeness and grip, good future.
JL 90

TheWineCellarInsider.com, November 2018

Forward, soft and expressive, the medium-bodied wine is all about the fresh, clean, peppery, red fruits and spicy nuances. Not a long distance runner, drink this over the next 10-12 years for maximum enjoyment. 90...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Pauillac
Vintage 2012
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 12.5%
Closure Cork

Ladies and gentlemen, allow me to introduce to you the exquisite 2012 d'Armailhac, a Bordeaux Blend wine hailing from the esteemed Pauillac region of Bordeaux, France. This wine exudes elegance and refinement, with a deep ruby color that beckons you to pour a glass and savor its beauty.

On the nose, the aromas are enchanting, with blackcurrant, raspberry, and hints of citrus peel dancing on the senses. The bouquet is polished and refined, offering a glimpse into the sophistication that awaits on the palate.

Once tasted, this wine reveals its true character. With a medium body and an incredibly fine texture, it caresses the tongue with grace and poise. The flavors of blackcurrant and raspberry are joined by a subtle touch of spice, intermingling harmoniously to create a symphony of taste. The finish is long and lingering, leaving a lasting impression that will stay with you long after the final sip.

Renowned wine critic James Suckling bestowed upon this vintage a well-deserved score of 92 points. He praised its polished nature and highlighted the full-bodied, fine texture that makes it truly exceptional. Other esteemed critics, such as Jeff Leve and Decanter, also lauded this wine for its expressive nature, elegant fruit, and good vineyard ripeness.

But don't just take their word for it. The wine speaks for itself, and its quality is evident in every sip. The 2012 d'Armailhac is a wine that can be enjoyed now or cellared for further development. Its velvety tannins and impeccable structure ensure that it will continue to evolve and delight for years to come.

So, whether you're a seasoned wine connoisseur or just beginning your journey into the world of fine wines, the 2012 d'Armailhac is a must-try. Its charm, complexity, and undeniable quality make it a true gem of Bordeaux. Indulge in a glass and let this wine transport you to the enchanting vineyards of Pauillac, where centuries of winemaking tradition have culminated in this extraordinary creation.