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    Chateau Palmer 2005
    Margaux
    4lnl
    Bottle (12)
    "Stunningly rich and powerful, the dark purple-tinged 2005 Palmer is a blend of 53% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot, and 7% Petit Verdot. Aromas of incense, burning embers, black currants, plums, licorice, and flowers are followed by a full-bodied Margaux with more weight and power even than its nearby first-growth rival, Chateau Margaux. The abundant acidity and tannins are beautifully coated by the wine's exceptional fruit extract and overall harmony and richness. It is so concentrated that one is hard pressed to find even a hint of new oak." (97pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #176, April 2008)

    "Its bigger sister, the 2005 Ch√Ęteau Palmer (53% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot and 7% Petit Verdot), is one of the great efforts of this superlative vintage. Floral notes mixed with blackberry, cassis, plum, licorice and spring flowers soar from the glass of this dense ruby/purple wine. It is medium to full-bodied, surprisingly opulent (it has a big percentage of Merlot), long, multi-dimensional and textured. This wonderfully pure, stunning wine once again performs as a first-growth. It should drink well for the next 20-25 years." (98 pts. Robert Parker, eRobertParker.com #219, June 2015)

    "Very deep, inky purple colour. Aromas of warm blackberries, dark chocolate, violets and black olive with nuances of vanilla, mace and graphite. The palate is medium to full bodied, concentrated and dense with medium to high acidity and very firm, fine tannins. Long finish." (96 pts. Lisa Perrotti-Brown, In Asia, Mar. 2010)


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    June, 2012
    14th-15th Thursday-Friday
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