La Fleur d'Armens 2012 - Saint-Emilion Grand Cru


After acquiring Château d'Armens in 1999, the owner Alexandre de Malet Roquefort invested a lot in the vineyard and the winery to increase quality and make the most of the terroir. La Fleur d'Armens is a pleasant wine with aromas of red fruit and light wooden notes, coming from oak barrels. A typical and well-made Saint-Emilion!

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After acquiring Château d'Armens in 1999, the owner Alexandre de Malet Roquefort invested a lot in the vineyard and the winery to increase quality and make the most of the terroir. La Fleur d'Armens is a pleasant wine with aromas of red fruit and light wooden notes, coming from oak barrels. A typical and well-made Saint-Emilion!
 
Wine CharacteristicsWhen & how to drink?
 
Domain: Château d'Armens
Vintage: 2012
Appelation: Saint-Emilion Grand Cru
Region: Bordeaux
Type: Dry Red wine
 
Grapes: 65% Merlot, 35% Cabernet Franc
 
 
Drink from now to 2018
Open 1 hour before
Serve at 16-18°C
 
Food pairing: Lamb shank
 
 Technical stuff
  
Soil: Gravel, clay and sand
Vineyard size: 16 ha
Age of vines: 35 years old
Harvest: Manual
Maturing: Stainless steel vats
Ageing: 50% in French oak barrels for 12 to 16 months
Yield: 40 hl/ha
Alcohol: 13.5%
 
What experts say  
  
88/100 "Deep red colour. Pleasant nose combining flowers and fruit with red currant and ripe plum. Palate is balanced, fresh and shows some power. A stylish wine with seducing aromas."
  
  
"Nose is nicely balanced with a wooden touch. Density provides a beautiful elegance."
  

 

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La Fleur d'Armens 2012 - Saint-Emilion Grand Cru

La Fleur d'Armens 2012 - Saint-Emilion Grand Cru

After acquiring Château d'Armens in 1999, the owner Alexandre de Malet Roquefort invested a lot in the vineyard and the winery to increase quality and make the most of the terroir. La Fleur d'Armens is a pleasant wine with aromas of red fruit and light wooden notes, coming from oak barrels. A typical and well-made Saint-Emilion!