1985 Chateau Palmer Margaux
83 Ratings
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83 Ratings
1985 Chateau Palmer Margaux

Wine Description

(From 1994 Vintage) The large Merlot component gives the wine a silky texture, and an up-front, sweet, black-cherry and plum-scented nose with toasty oak and floral scents. Medium-bodied, round, and nicely concentrated, this charming, elegant wine is well-proportioned and harmonious.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 1983 Vintage) Red-ruby. Rather evolved, chocolatey nose shows hints of oxidation. Too old in the mouth and starting to lose its fruit. This can't be right. But I've found considerable variation with this wine, with...

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Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (From 1970 Vintage)
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1970 Vintage)
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 1983 Vintage) Rating: 97/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 88 on Aug-93
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1983 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 2003 Vintage) Rating: (88-91) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 152 on Apr-04