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Chateau Palmer 2009

Your Price: $350.00

Producer: Chateau Palmer
Optimum drinking: 2019-2050
Rating: 98+ -
Grape varieties: Merlot 52%, Cabernet Sauvignon 41% Petit Verdot 7%
Winemaker: Thomas Duroux
Appellation: A.O.C. Margaux, Bordeaux, France
Bottle report: Excellent condition.

Chateau Palmer 2009 comes from a great Bordeaux vintage.

Palmer is a quintessentially beautiful château sited on the outskirts of the village of Margaux. It is named after the Englishman, Major-general Charles Palmer, who settled in Bordeaux in the early 19th century after the Napoleonic wars, and it is now under the control of Franck Mähler-Besse, the son of a Dutch immigrant.

”…a beguiling array of black fruit—warm plums, cassis and black cherry compote—with kirsch and wild sage sparks plus profound suggestions of fragrant earth, black truffles, iron ore and liquid licorice. Full-bodied, rich and decadently seductive in the mouth, the generous fruit is superbly framed with plush tannins and seamless freshness, finishing long and mineral laced.”

”One of the all-time great Palmers, the 2009 Palmer is a blend of 52% Merlot, 41% Cabernet Sauvignon and a whopping 7% Petit Verdot .. thrilling levels of concentration and intensity, and That's exactly what a taster gets. Subtle smoke, incense and Asian spice (soy?) notes interwoven with graphite, blueberry, blackberry and cassis characteristics lead to a full-bodied, phenomenally concentrated, viscous, opulent wine with plenty of sweet tannin. This sensational Palmer reveals even more floral notes than vintages such as 2005 and 2000. It should drink well for 50 years.” Robert Parker

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Chateau Palmer 2009