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Château Palmer 2008

€303 Incl. VAT & DP
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Parker : 94 / 100
J. Robinson : 17 / 20
Wine Advocate-Parker :
A stunning success for the vintage, and possibly the Margaux of the year, this wine, which achieved 13.5% natural alcohol, is a blend of 51% Merlot, 41% Cabernet Sauvignon and 8% Petit Verdot. Loads of barbecue smoke, licorice, incense, blackberry, new saddle leather and forest floor notes jump from the glass of this dense, purple-colored wine. Extraordinarily intense and full-bodied, with plenty of tannin, but not the formidable structure of the 2010, this is going to be one of the longest-lived wines of 2008. It is full, rich, layered, and should be reasonably approachable with 3-4 years of bottle age, and will also keep for 30+ years.
BordeauxMargaux
Alcohol
13.5

Grape varieties
Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot/Petit Verdot

Dessert wine
No

J. Robinson
17

J. Suckling
93

R. Gabriel
18

Revue du Vin de France
17,5

Vinous - A. Galloni
95

Wine Spectator
91

Country
France

Wine certification
AOC

Vineyard
Medoc

Area
Bordeaux

Appellation
Margaux

Color
Red

Producer
Château Palmer

Classification
3e cru classe

Parker
94

Allergens
Contains sulphites

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