1989 Chateau Palmer Margaux
83 Ratings
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83 Ratings
1989 Chateau Palmer Margaux

Wine Description

Deep garnet-brick. Dark chocolate covered cherries, espresso, cinnamon, rose petals, tree bark and loam. Medium to full body with layers of concentrated fruit and spice flavours supported by crisp acidity and a medium+ level of fine tannins. Very long finish.

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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Deep garnet-brick. Dark chocolate covered cherries, espresso, cinnamon, rose petals, tree bark and loam. Medium to full body with layers of concentrated fruit and spice flavours supported by crisp acidity and a medium+ level of fine tannins. Very long finish.

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