Chateau Palmer | Red | 1996 | Bordeaux | Left Bank - Vivino Rating 4.5
Intro: Château Palmer is a winery in the Margaux appellation d'origine contrôlée of the Bordeaux region of France. The wine produced here was classified as one of fourteen Troisièmes Crus (Third Growths) in the historic Bordeaux Wine Official Classification of 1855. The property is situated in the communes Margaux and Cantenac, and its wine is considered to be one of the two most popular Third Growths.
Winery: Château Palmer
Region: Bordeaux | Margeaux (Left Bank)
Grapes: 55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot
Aging: French Oak Barrels
Tasting Notes: Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate 91 Points: This wine, a blend of 55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot, and 5% Petit Verdot, is performing well after its July, 1998 bottling. It boasts an impressively saturated purple color, in addition to a backward yet intense nose of black plums, currants, licorice, and smoke. Following terrific fruit on the attack, the wine's structure and tannin take over. There is plenty of sweet fruit, and the tannin is well-integrated, but the wine requires 7-8 years of cellaring. Anticipated maturity: 2007-2028.” (RP) Apr 1999
* Please note this is an old vintage wine and the label may have slight discolouration, slight tears or stains. Please contact us if this is a concern.
Rating: RP 91, WS 90, 4.5 v
ABV: 12.5% Decant: 2hrs Serving temp: 16-18 °C Pairing: Beef, Lamb, Game (deer Venison) , Poultry