Château Palmer 2010

Merlot Blend

—VINTAGES#: 625715
Château Palmer 2010
The 2010 Palmer is one of the superstars of the vintage, a blend of 54% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon and 6% Petit Verdot, which is just slightly different than what I indicated two years ago. The alcohol level hit 14.5%, and the wine comes across like a more stacked-and-packed version of their 2000. It is tannic and backward, but has a sensational black/purple color and a gorgeous nose of camphor, barbecue smoke, blackberry and cassis. Full-bodied, with oodles of glycerin but a relatively healthy pH, this wine has a precision and freshness that belie its lofty alcohol and extravagant concentration. This is a sensationally rich, full-throttle Palmer that could well end up being one of the all-time great wines made at this estate. It needs a good 7-10 years of cellaring and should keep for 50 or more years. Score - 98+. (Robert Parker Jr., robertparker.com, Feb. 27, 2013)
$980.00

Product Details

Release Date:
November 21, 2018
750 mL bottle
Alcohol/Vol
14.0%
Made in:
Bordeaux, France
By:
Château Palmer
Sweetness Descriptor:
XD - Extra Dry
Varietal:
Merlot Blend

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