Robert Parker 95 | CellarTracker 96 | WineIsuppose 98
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This Chateau Palmer is without a doubt one of the great wines from the Palmer stable.It reaches a level of perfection to die for. It displays intense red and black fruit, and layer upon layer of complexity and richness, but never too much, never exagerated, always with true aristocracy and sophistication. Together with wines like Montrose 1989, La mIssion Haut Brion and Haut Brion this vintage has produced some utterly great wines.If you want to truly experience for once what Bordeaux can produce in the "stellar" department, you are here at the right address.
| Eugene Bergen, WineIsuppose
One of the superstars of the vintage, Palmers 1989 retains a dark plum/purple color with some pink and a hint of amber creeping in at the rim. A big nose of charcoal, white flowers (acacia?), licorice, plums, and black currants comes from the glass of this elegant, medium to full-bodied, very concentrated, seamlessly made wine. Gorgeous and seemingly fully mature yet brilliantly balanced, this wine may well turn out to be a modern-day clone of the glorious 1953.
| Robert Parker
|Region||France | Bordeaux | Margaux|
|Bottle size||Standard bottle (0,75 liter)|
Bottles in perfect condition: Labels and capsules excellent. Levels into the neck. Stored in fully conditioned cellar.
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