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  1. Perfect Match

    Posted Jun 09th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Tam

    ... can be absorbed as part of the savoury base note that enhances the wine's fruitiness. Alter Ego de Palmer 1998, Margaux, Bordeaux, France If you think the label of the Alter Ego de Palmer looks similar to that of Chateau Palmer, you'd be right- except it's a reverse negative of the famous label. 'Second wines' from chateaux in Bordeaux are pretty much ...

  2. Uncorked

    Posted Feb 20th 2011, 12:00am by Debra Meiburg

    ... with black currants and violets. Plush mid-palate, with a gentle, velvety texture. Could offer more length (coiling up on the finish) but otherwise verging on perfect. 96/100 Chateau Palmer Earthy, ... with Palmer? It's still one of the world's finest glasses and will not disappoint. 94/100 Chateau Margaux Earthy sous bois notes are a touch surprising but otherwise Margaux all the way. ...

  3. Premier crew: the best of Bordeaux's 2011 vintage

    Posted Apr 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and confident. 92. Margaux Not uniform, but some excellent quality.- Star performer: Chateau Palmer High tannins, but wonderfully precise, with gentle extraction ensuring a building of flavour, from ...

  4. A vintage to savour in the flush of youth

    Posted May 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Sarah Wong foodandwine@scmp.com It is always difficult to assess Burgundy vintages, as quality depends on harvest conditions, vineyard site and individual winemaking practices. The consensus among wine writers is that 2009 Burgundy is a good but not great vintage for white wines. Master of wine Clive Coates has given white Burgundies an overall score of 17/20. He describes ...

  5. Asian grapevine

    Posted May 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... in 1995. I remember a lunch at Chateau Palmer where Burton turned and said to me: 'Once you know what a great Margaux wine smells like, you never forget it.' To this day the perfume ...

  6. Visitors can enjoy a tour de France

    Posted Dec 12th 2010, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... on location. Among the chateaux offering guided tours to visitors who call ahead are Lafite Rothschild, Mouton Rothschild, Beychevelle, Margaux, Malartic Lagraviere and Palmer. The Bordeaux Wine Route ...

  7. Rain of terroir

    Posted Apr 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Brane-Cantenac, and a piano recital at Chateau Palmer. Michelin-star chefs served up elaborate delicacies at lunches and dinners. Highlights included two-Michelin-star Philippe Etchebest at Chateau ...

  8. Uncorked

    Posted Oct 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... on finish were a superb adieu to the fragrant fruit. Chateau Palmer, Margaux (3eme cru) Bright, vivacious, welcoming and juicy, a wine that Sutcliffe describes as 'firing on all four ...

  9. Class of 2009

    Posted Apr 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Jane Anson

    ... come into their own. 2008 release price GBP350, now GBP360 Chateau Palmer, Margaux Merlot grapes have been planted on gravelly (typically used for cabernet sauvignon) terroir at this Margaux chateau since before the second world war, which goes a long way to explaining the balance of elegance and delicacy with power and exotic sumptuousness. Palmer has long had a loyal, smart ...

  10. On the grapevine

    Posted Jan 20th 2005, 12:00am by Bradley Winterton

    ... Bradley Winterton, TAIPEI This month sees the arrival of the proprietor of Chateau Palmer, one of the greatest of all Bordeaux vineyards. It is named after a British general who bought the French property in the 19th century, and today is rated by some experts second only to the legendary Chateau Margaux, the doyen of all Bordeaux vineyards, in the production of the finest claret ...




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