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Château Palmer 2000

Château Palmer 2000
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    2000 Margaux, 3e Cru Classe, Bordeaux.

    The Chateau Palmer vineyard stretches over 66 hectares on the town of Cantenac on the Margaux appellation. After a year of contrasted climatic conditions, this 2000 Chateau Palmer is 53% Cabernet Sauvignon and 47% Merlot. 
    The wine displays a purple-tinted rich and dense ruby colour. The strong, rough and complex nose gives off graphite, black pepper, and plum and eucalyptus notes. The 2000 Chateau Palmer offers a full-bodied palate on the attack and then develops on very distinguished, well-blended tannins in a fruity and lush aspect. The whole is underlined by a perfect freshness. The finish is particularly delicious and persistent. 

    Parker : 94 / 100
    J. Robinson : 18 / 20
    Wine Advocate-Parker :
    Tasted at the Château Palmer vertical in London, the 2000 Château Palmer was closed for a number of years, but it appears to be finally opening. Deep in colour, there remains a slight broodiness on the nose, although it loses its inhibitions and develops potent blackberry, strawberry and mint aromas, perhaps just a smudge of camphor. It is unashamedly rich on the entry: intense and vibrant with layers of black cherry and cassis fruit pierced by a fine line of acidity. This millennial tightens everything up towards the, finish whereupon it reverts to something much more classic in style, long and tensile. It does not quite occupy the same class as the 2005 or the imperial 2010, but it certainly has long-term potential. My advice? Give it another 4-5 years in the cellar. Tasted May 2015.
    BordeauxMargaux
    Alcohol
    13

    Grape varieties
    Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot/Petit Verdot

    Dessert wine
    No

    J. Robinson
    18

    R. Gabriel
    19

    Wine Spectator
    97

    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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