Château Palmer 2005

Merlot Blend

750 mL bottle  |   VINTAGES#:  625673
$980.00
RP
97
Château Palmer 2005 from LCBO
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    Tasted at the Château Palmer vertical in London, the 2005 Château Palmer is a legend in the making. Apparently the vines received 57% less rain than average, yet the 2005 shrugs off any water deficiency and has nurtured a wondrously pixelated bouquet, whereby mineralité shines through the black cherry and blueberry fruit. Search deeper and you discover veins of graphite that impart a Pauillac-like allure. The palate is medium-bodied and intense, but it is not overwhelming, a Margaux that is galvanized with a firm backbone thereby ensuring this will age over the long term. The symmetry here is enthralling - a 2005 that is destined for greatness. The only question is whether it will surpass the 2009 or 2010 Palmer? It will be fun finding out. Drink Date: 2022-2050. Score - 97. (Neal Martin, robertparker.com, May 29, 2016)

    PRODUCT DETAILS

    Release Date:
    November 21, 2018
    750 mL bottle
    Alcohol/Vol:
    14%
    Made In:
    Bordeaux, France
    By:
    Château Palmer
    Sweetness Descriptor:
    XD - Extra Dry
    Varietal:
    Merlot Blend

    PRODUCT DETAILS

    Release Date:
    November 21, 2018
    750 mL bottle
    Alcohol/Vol:
    14%
    Made In:
    Bordeaux, France
    By:
    Château Palmer
    Sweetness Descriptor:
    XD - Extra Dry
    Varietal:
    Merlot Blend
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