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2000 Palmer Bordeaux Blend - France - Bordeaux - Margaux - Red - Third Growth

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France - Bordeaux - Margaux

Red Bordeaux Blend - Third Growth
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Although Palmer stands among ten Third Growth properties located in Margaux, its primary rival for best of appellation comes from the first growth estate Chateau Margaux. Palmer's original name was Chateau de Gascq, but was changed to its owner's namesake after its purchase by General Charles Palmer in 1814. The current owners are the... More »

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Drink Dates
Comm: 2014-2030

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Source International Wine Cellar
Issue Issue 108
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Source Jancis Robinson
Author zepierotti
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 90%
Tasted On 05/22/2012
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Author RhoneRanger
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 90.625%
Tasted On 12/05/2010
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Author taipanli
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 96.61%
Tasted On 03/10/2009
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Author Gregory W634
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 71.429%
Tasted On 09/08/2007

I tend to side with Mr. Parker on this one as per description. I am giving it 97 points. I do not care what any other score is, for this is Palmer's best ever period.

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Author Ronald P
Site / Blog   Trust Rating
Tasted On 03/08/2007
Drink Dates 2010-2030

Full colour. This is very lovely. Ripe and rich, velvety and harmonious, complex and profound on the nose. Fullish body. Bery good grip. Very good tannins. Backward. Very, very elegant, complex flavours. Very complex and harmonious. Lovely long finish. (Score is actually 18.5 out of 20.)

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Author Daniel B
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 99.286%
Tasted On 10/20/2003
Drink Dates 2018+

The wine?s cepage is 55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot, and 5% Cabernet Franc. A big but focused superlative wine. This is what classified growth Bordeaux is all about. The nose offers up paper, dark fruits, and muted oak. Huge mouth staining fruit and oak. Rather monolithic at present but what potential. The wine is beautifully balanced and shows incredible length in its finish. Needs at least 15 years to shine.

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Created  Mar 13, 2012
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