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Wine Alter Ego de Palmer Margaux AOC 2004

SKU:w7783
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$ 61
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Ratings and Awards
WS 87
RP 90
ST 90
JR 16
QUA-20 16
126 ratings for other vintages
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Tasting Notes

Color

Wine rich ruby ​​color.

Taste

In taste excellent concentration of fruit, freshness and sweetness combined with velvety tannins and balanced acidity.

Aroma

Gorgeous, very expressive aroma with sweet red berries, hints of minerals and oak shade.

Gastronomy

The wine goes well with meat dishes from beef and pork.

Interesting Facts

Manor Château Palmer was named in honor of its former owner, Major-General Charles Palmer. Having a great influence in the noble circles, he promoted their wines in this society. But because of the very high costs that it could not cover, in 1843 he was forced to sell his estate. Chateau Palmer bought brothers bankers Perer largely multiply the glory of wines. In 1938, several families from Bordeaux, Holland and England joined forces to return Chateau Palmer his former level. 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 reforms.
 

Alter Ego - translated as "Other Self", this "second wine" Château Palmer. On the wine label depicts a castle Chateau Palmer, built in the late XIX century. And if the main wine label depicts a lock of gold color on a dark background, then the wine Alter Ego on the contrary - the castle of a dark color on a gold background, which emphasizes the concept of the name.

The second wine is not much inferior to the first, it is created from grapes from old vines. This wine was first produced in 1998, after a significant re-engineering of the wine house, its production - the result of a new approach to harvesting and assemblage. Alter Ego - fresh, fruity wine, very juicy and delicious in taste. By the end of aging in barrels, it demonstrates the softness and roundness. Elegant bouquet and soft tannins, which opened a few years after bottling, received the recognition it deserves the greatest wine critics.

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