2015 Palmer 3rd Cru Margaux

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Price: £1,150.00 (£1,395.59 Inc Duty & VAT)
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  • Format : Case of Bottles
  • Status : En Primeur
  • Size : 6/75CL

Le Point  16,5-17/20 
René Gabriel 20/20 
Decanter 96/100 
Revue du Vin de France 17,5-18,5/20 
James Suckling 99-100/100 
Wine Enthusiast 97-99/100 
The Wine Advocate 95-97/100  

Jancis Robinson
Jancis Robinson
Jancisrobinson.com

Tasting Date : 16 April 2016

44% Merlot, 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Petit Verdot. Picked 22 September to 7 October. A really massive step above Alter Ego on the nose. Really fresh and polished. Lovely bramble fruit. Not that dense but really complete and beautifully balanced. Silky tannins. Real drive and lift towards the end. Very Margaux.

Rating : 18/20


W J Gardener
W J Gardener
Nickolls And Perks

Tasting Date : 16 April 2016

50% Cabernet Sauvignon 44% Merlot 6% Petit Verdot. Nicely deep plum, the nose is more closed on the nose, but still revealing complexity, with a underlying richness, soft mints, the texture here is very impressive just sits and unfolds, dense, palate, very ripe tannins, this has mesmerising and harmonious power and elegance, stands out for a Chateau Palmer and for the vintage, leaves the palate very fresh and alert.

Rating : 95-97/100


Neal Martin
Neal Martin
The Wine Advocate

Tasting Date : 16 April 2016

The 2015 Palmer is a blend of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 44% Merlot and 6% Petit Verdot matured into up to 70% new oak. The official start of the picking was 22 September, finishing on the 7 October with the Petit Verdot and the Cabernet Sauvignon. This has a wonderful bouquet with layers of dark cherry, boysenberry, a faint hint of dark chocolate and minerals. There is superb delineation here. The palate is medium-bodied, but this constitutes a decidedly more structured Palmer than I have encountered in recent years, perhaps a little more masculine due to the slightly higher Cabernet content. This is a classic Palmer made by winemaker Thomas Duroux, symmetrical in some way, poised and effortless on the finish. Those who like the more showy Palmer might not warm to this 2015, but this has real class and sophistication, a Palmer that will repay those with the nous to cellar it for 10-15 years. Expect it to reside at the top of my banded score.

Rating : 95-97/100


Decanter Magazine
Decanter Magazine

Tasting Date : 16 April 2016

Superb bouquet of black fruits with dry spice, tobacco and liquorice. Densely textured palate with incredible backbone: ‘2015 has all the charm we had in 2009 but more precision to make a serious wine without being severe,’ says CEO Thomas Duroux.

Rating : 96/100

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