1998 Chateau d Armailhac 
Pauillac, Bordeaux, France
WB Rating: 86

Alcohol by volume: 12.0%
Price at time of purchase: $26.00 (K&L)
Type: Cabernet / Bordeaux
Principal varietal(s): Bordeaux blend

This wine is extremely tannic at this stage, but has the poop to make us believe it's going to be much better in the future. Deeply colored, with a full and pleasing cassis-tinged nose and fairly rich flavors of dark currants and berries. Dry tannns in the finish at this point, but not bitter. Will probably be a couple of points better in a five years. - WB Team 2002-04-12


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