Alter Ego de Palmer 2014, Margaux - Parker 90-92
|Packing||OWC 12 bottles|
|Vines||Merlot : 51%, Cabernet Sauvignon : 40%, Petit Verdot : 9%|
|Storage advice||Great cellaring potential|
|Consumption guidelines||Drink between 16 and 18°C.|
|Producer||Soci?t? Civile du Chateau PALMER, 33460 MARGAUX, France|
|Bottling||Mis en bouteille au Château|
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(...) notions of warm blackberries, wild blueberries and licorice plus hints of smoked meats, black olives, pencil shavings and truffles. Medium to full-bodied, the palate is packed mouth-coating black fruits, exploding into loads of earthy sparks with a soft, velvety texture from ripe, rounded tannins. It finishes with spectacular freshness and loads of layers. robertparker.com
(...) 2017 Pontet-Canet gives up beautifully fragrant notes of rosehip tea, lilacs, cinnamon stick, cloves, dried leaves and underbrush with a core of kirsch, raspberry coulis, warm plums and red and black currants plus a waft of pencil shavings. Medium-bodied, the palate is refreshing, minerally and wonderfully elegant with a well-played texture of approachable, plush tannins and a long, fragrant finish. Beautiful. (...) robertparker.com
Deliciously fruity nose, pleasant acidity on the palate, indicating balance and a good potential to age. Soft, seductive tannins.
Deep garnet-purple colored, the 2018 Grand-Puy-Lacoste is scented of warm blackcurrants, black cherries, spice box, florals and chocolate box with a menthol hint. Full-bodied, the palate is rich, plush and generous, finishing long and perfumed.
(...) the 2017 Grand-Puy-Lacoste was aged in French oak barriques, 75% new. Medium to deep garnet-purple coloured, it opens with notes of fresh black raspberries, kirsch and crushed black and red currants with hints of spice box, fragrant soil and potpourri. Medium-bodied, the palate is frisky and fresh with a moderate level of approachable, soft tannins and compelling restraint on the finish. robertparker.com
Château Smith Haut Lafitte 2012 offers a beautiful dark bright red colour. Its expressive nose reveals very fresh notes of red fruits with a hint of smoke. The attack in mouth is fresh and balanced with a fleshy and unctuous texture.
The wine is a subtle balance between maturity and freshness. The aromatic is characterised by the freshness with red fruits, spices notes of liquorice and dry herbs.
The 2017 Léoville Poyferré is very deep purple-black in color with super intense notes of freshly crushed blackcurrants, wild blueberries and Sichuan pepper with hints of lavender, baking spices and wood smoke. The palate is medium-bodied, firm and grainy with restrained, understated fruit and a long, mineral-laced finish. robertparker.com