2008 Chateau d'Armailhac cork

2008 Chateau d’Armailhac – Should I Uncork Now?

Uncorking a Bordeaux Gran Cru Classe of a vintage that is within a decade is a risk, some uncertainty that most wine connoisseurs would advise against. But in the case if one does, let it be the expert, the following usually utters, “Great fruits but,…give it another few years, it will flourish to the greatest enjoyment!” Should I or should I not uncork?” The answer lies beneath our desire and knowledge. Vintage 2008 2008, the last vintage before the price hype in Bordeaux wine. Jancis Robinson always has doubt for the Chinese palate, but it was them who contributed to the market factor of the sudden upward trend. Of course, the… Read More

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