Loading... Please wait...
***SHIPPING NOT RECOMMENDED IN SOME STATES due to weather & COVID-19 delays. FREE WINE STORAGE AVAILABLE. Details on our Shipping Page.

Wine Shop

  • Image 1

D'Armailhac 2016 (750ML)

$49.99
SKU:
ARMAILHAB6B
 ?  Estimated Time of Arrival:
Pre-Arrival
Available Inventory:
24
Quantity:

Other Details

Vintage:
2016
Format:
750ML
Appellation:
Pauillac
Region:
Left Bank
ABV:
13.5
Stock Status:
Pre-Arrival

Critic Scores, Reviews & Descriptions

95 JS / 94 JD / 93 VM / 93 WA / 93 DE / 93 WS / 17 JR

This is a really driven d’Armailhac showing blackcurrants and fruit tea with hints of bark on the nose and palate. Full-bodied, very firm and structured with a long and powerful finish. Direct and linear. Try after 2023. - James Suckling

A thrilling bottle of wine that readers should snatch up is the 2016 Château d’Armailhac. This deeply colored, medium to full-bodied, powerful Armailhac gives up a lovely perfume of blackberry and plums fruits, violets, graphite, cedar pencil, and earthy, herbal nuances. Classic, ripe, layered, and just a beautiful Pauillac any way you look at it, it has plenty of upfront sex appeal but is going to keep for 20-25 years as well. Bravo! The 2016 is a blend of 62% Cabernet Sauvignon, 28% Merlot, 8% Cabernet Franc and 2% Petit Verdot. - Jeb Dunnuck

This is really tannic and muscular for d’Armailhac. Perhaps the most powerful ever. Full and chewy yet balanced and polished. Very, very impressive. Greatest ever? - James Suckling (Barrel Review)

The 2016 d’Armailhac, which was bottled in May 2018, has an elegant bouquet that unfolds in the glass, offering blackberries, briar and a touch of cedar and mint. The palate is medium-bodied with dense tannin, grippy in the mouth, and quite voluminous, with perhaps more density on the solid, almost broad-shouldered finish compared to the Clerc-Milon. This fulfills all my expectations from my barrel tasting and is quite simply one of the best d’Armailhac wines ever made. - Neal Martin, Vinous Media

Deep garnet-purple colored, the 2016 D'Armailhac opens with gregarious crème de cassis, blackberry pie and mulberries scents with hints of chocolate box, roses and charcoal with a waft of dried sage. Medium-bodied, the palate has a rock-solid frame of firm, grainy tannins and wonderful freshness, finishing long and earthy. - LPB, Wine Advocate

There's fairly high acidity on the attack here, and yet it's well balanced by a body that's richer and deeper than in many years of Armailhac. You can definitely feel the texture and the powerful depth of brambly fruit, and there are also some of the signature lilting floral notes, given extra charge through graphite, liquorice, cassis, and that pulsating acidity. Great quality. 2% Petit Verdot completes the blend. - Jane Anson, Decanter

This juicy red sports dark plum, fig and boysenberry fruit backed by an equally strong wave of bramble and sweet tobacco notes. The cast-iron spine pins down the finish, so give this a little time to integrate fully. Best from 2023 through 2038. - James Molesworth, Wine Spectator

Bright mid crimson. Some real interest and depth on the nose of this wine. Still quite a way to go with tannins still quite separate from the (interesting) fruit. Bone dry finish but there is energy and persistence and character here. - Jancis Robinson

 

Customers also viewed

Click the button below to add the D'Armailhac 2016 (750ML) to your wish list.