Wine Chateau Palmer Margaux AOC 3-me Grand Cru Classe, 2001
Wine of deep purple.
Wine has a rich fruity taste with soft ripe tannins, long lasting freshness, good balance and excellent length. Long aftertaste with notes of licorice.
The wine has a pleasant aroma with hints of blackberry, rice, cocoa, sweet spices, roasted coffee, caramel, peony, leather and smoke.
Wine is the perfect complement to red meat or venison, roast, grilled meat, cheeses.
Chateau Palmer - an excellent wine of the highest level. Refinement and elegance, soft and velvety - these are the factors that are constant for wine. The unusual combination of grape varieties - Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and a small amount of Petit Verdot, give a bouquet of extraordinary complexity, with aromas of fruit, flowers and spices that envelops the velvety texture and dense body. A delicate balance between the structure of the wine, rich flavors and restrained tannins give the wine Château Palmer incomparable charm, even at a young age. Sufficiently high potential exposure is of great importance. This allows the wine to fully express the full force of the taste and variety of flavors - rich and complex, sometimes exotic, but always memorable, they reveal the years of exposure. This process continues very slowly over years and even decades in the bottle. Professional sommelier choose only good wines, but Chateau Palmer always exceeds their expectations. Recommended term use of Chateau Palmer 2001 in the period 2008-2020. The wine must be decanted 1 hour before serving.
Features vintage Chateau Palmer 2001. As with other wines Chateau, vintage 2001 - a classic representative of Margot. Start of growth was accompanied by not very good weather conditions. Mild and wet winters contribute to risks of mold, but in April, which was dostatosno cool, all returned to normal. Moderate summer temperatures and cool September to create a truly superb harvest - ripe and perfectly healthy. Sufficiently high level of sugar reminds 1999. Although summer is not too dry, but still blacks with phenolic compounds is lower. The harvest took place from September 29 to October 11, 2001. Merlot wine has presented a rich and generous taste, and Cabernet Sauvignon and a small amount of Petit Verdot adds elegance and tannins. A blend of three grape varieties to create a rich and subtle, almost perfect expression of style Palmer.
Chateau Palmer Margaux is located in the Bordeaux region appellasone. Wine produced here - one of fourteen wines have qualified Troisiemes Crus in the famous wines of the Medoc Classification of 1885. Moreover, wine Chateau Palmer considered one of the two most popular class of wines.
In 2004, the shareholders of Chateau Palmer offered the post of manager of the young oenologist Thomas Duru. Duru already had experience in California and Italy, returning to his homeland, in Bordeaux, he was greatly excited the upcoming work. Shareholders asked him to hold a "quiet revolution" in Chateau Palmer, gradually improving the quality of production in response to market demands, not forgetting to maintain the tradition. For Chateau Palmer is not the first experience of reform, and the next stage of a long process that began long ago and continues to this day.
Classification Grand Cru is characterized by both time and space, and wine Château Palmer capture the spirit of these places. Soft as silk, delicate, velvety and noble as leather, these wines are a unique balance of wealth of aromas and powerful tannins.