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.
(From 2003 Vintage) 68% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot, 12% Petit Verdot Palmer's terroir comes through in a truly outstanding way in this unusual vintage. The wine is fresh and well-balanced with good aromatic complexity. The bouquet reveals hints of plum, vanilla, pepper, cinnamon, chocolate, mocha, and coffee. All these aromas burst forth as flavors on the palate, without ever compromising Château Palmer's trademark elegance and balance. This wine is charming right from the start, but will improve with further ...