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Wine Alter Ego de Palmer Margaux AOC, 2009

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WS 91
RP 92
ST 91
JR 16
QUA-20 16
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Tasting Notes

Color

The wine is dark ruby ​​color.

Taste

The elegant, bright and fresh flavor present expressive tone of blueberries, cherries and cassis framed notes of chocolate and spices.

Aroma

Incredibly complex and sensual bouquet of wine aromas envelops blackcurrant, blackberry, roasted coffee, chocolate, smoke and undergrowth.

Gastronomy

Wine is served with meat dishes from beef and pork, game and cheeses. It also goes well with fruit and fruit desserts.

Interesting Facts

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. Spring and summer of 2009 were favorable for the ripening of high quality. Good weather in September made it possible to reach optimum maturity berries. Merlot grape harvest began on September 23 and lasted until 4 October. Cabernet Sauvignon collected from 2 to 14 October. During the vinification must be under constant supervision of specialists, daily wine. Thanks to their efforts has been to preserve the freshness and subtlety of flavor with good density of the beverage. After the final aging in oak barrels the wine has become an elegant bouquet and deep fruity taste with rounded and soft tannins. Many critics of the international level gave high marks Alter Ego 2009 harvest, considering it "charming", "hedonistic" and "very successful."

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.

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