Wine Chateau Palmer Margaux AOC 3-me Grand Cru Classe 2004
Merlot: 47%, Cabernet Sauvignon: 46%, Petit Verdot: 7%
Vintages and volumes
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 2004 period 2010-2025. The wine must be decanted 1 hour before serving.
Features vintage Chateau Palmer 2004. One of the best vintages of Chateau. The most favorable weather conditions, the balance between hot days and moderate rain, sufficient moisture and sun, created a superb harvest. Grapes developed slowly and evenly. Compared with 2003, was more representative of the classic Bordeaux, which combines elegance and refinement, soft manifestation of terroir and the power of the great vintage.
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.