CHATEAU PALMER 3ieme Cru Classe Margaux 1999 Bottle - NO DISC
Red Still Wine | France | Bordeaux | Margaux | 75cl
£249.50 / £1,497.00 case
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Closure Type: Cork
Wine Style: Full Bodied
Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot
Wine Advocate #140 (Apr 2002) Robert M. Parker, Jr. 95 points
Drink: - 2025
The 1999 is the greatest Palmer made since 1961, 1966, 1970, 1983, and 1989. It is one of the superstars of the vintage. The wine is a blend of 48% Cabernet Sauvignon, 46% Merlot, and 6% Petit Verdot. It boasts a staggering bouquet of violets and other spring flowers intermixed with licorice, black currants, and subtle wood. Only 50% of the production made it into the grand vin. This is a multidimensional, compelling effort with both power and elegance, it offers sweet tannin along with flavors that caress the palate, and a 45-second finish. This is terrific stuff! Anticipated maturity: 2004-2025.