This has such class and power. Aromas of blueberries and blackberries, with hints of violets. Full-bodied, with polished tannins and a juicy finish. Solid and extremely pretty. Fabulous finish. Try in 2020.
A beautiful wine, with the firmest tannins surrounded by perfumed fruit. It is dense, of course, but this density is balanced with great elegance, blackberry fruits, sweetness and final juicy acidity. The wine is structured, a powerhouse of concentration while preserving this complete style.
One of the all-time great Palmers (along with the 1961, 1966, 1970, 1989, 2000 and 2005), the 2009 Palmer is a blend of 52% Merlot, 41% Cabernet Sauvignon and a whopping 7% Petit Verdot that came in at close to 14% natural alcohol. An opaque blue/black co
This is on another level from most in the appellation, with gorgeous layers of warm currant confiture, smoldering tobacco, licorice snap, warm paving stone and anise all framed by tarry but integrated grip. Stays sleek and well-defined through the finish.
Blackish purple. Putty and interesting on the nose. Very sweet indeed. Not enough refreshment. Coconut-oil notes really put me (but not the other members of the group) off. Raw finish. Thick, dense, complex and sweet and clearly very well made, but just n
A great year for Palmer with amazing depth and stature with very long finish. A gorgeous layered wine that is complete in every aspect, in balance and shows huge potential for aging easily for several decades. ~tasted by Jeannie Cho Lee in 2013
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