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CHÂTEAU GRAND-PUY-LACOSTE 2000 (1) 92 WS 95 WA CHÂTEAU PALMER 2005 (2 MAG.) 98 WA CHÂTEAU PALMER 2001 (1)


CHÂTEAU GRAND-PUY-LACOSTE 2000 (1) PAUILLAC. 5IÈME CRU CLASSÉ 92 WS 95 WA CHÂTEAU PALMER 2005 (2 MAG.) MARGAUX. 3IÈME CRU CLASSÉ TASTED AT THE CHÂTEAU PALMER VERTICAL IN LONDON, THE 2005 CHÂTEAU PALMER IS A LEGEND IN THE MAKING. APPARENTLY THE VINES RECEIVED 57% LESS RAIN THAN AVERAGE, YET THE 2005 SHRUGS OFF ANY WATER DEFICIENCY AND HAS NURTURED A WONDROUSLY PIXELATED BOUQUET, WHEREBY MINERALITÉ SHINES THROUGH THE BLACK CHERRY AND BLUEBERRY FRUIT. SEARCH DEEPER AND YOU DISCOVER VEINS OF GRAPHITE THAT IMPART A PAUILLAC-LIKE ALLURE. THE PALATE IS MEDIUM-BODIED AND INTENSE, BUT IT IS NOT OVERWHELMING, A MARGAUX THAT IS GALVANIZED WITH A FIRM BACKBONE THEREBY ENSURING THIS WILL AGE OVER THE LONG TERM. THE SYMMETRY HERE IS ENTHRALLING - A 2005 THAT IS DESTINED FOR GREATNESS. THE ONLY QUESTION IS WHETHER IT WILL SURPASS THE 2009 OR 2010 PALMER? IT WILL BE FUN FINDING OUT. TASTED MAY 2015.DRINK: 2022-2050 98 WA CHÂTEAU PALMER 2001 (1) MARGAUX. 3IÈME CRU CLASSÉ 2 BTS. & 2 MAGS. PER LOT $1,600 - $1,900




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