Wine Chateau Palmer, Margaux AOC 3-me Grand Cru Classe, 2002
The wine is dark purple color with ruby shine.
This wine is surprising richness of fruit, melting tannins and a lasting freshness, making it a truly sensual. Shades of licorice contribute length impeccable taste.
Wine aroma reminiscent of fruit with seeds, cherries, plums, candied fruits, spices, light shades of tobacco, leather and wildflowers.
The wine goes well with cheese. Worth a try with roast beef, grated mustard.
Chateau Palmer Margaux is located in the Bordeaux region appellasone. Wine produced here - one of fourteen wines have qualified Troisiemes Crus in the famous wines of the Medoc Classification of 1885. Besides wine Chateau Palmer considered one of the two most popular class of wines.
In 2004, the shareholders of Chateau Palmer offered the post of manager of the young oenologist Thomas Duru. Duru already had experience in California and Italy, returning to his homeland, in Bordeaux, he was greatly excited the upcoming work. Shareholders asked him to hold a "quiet revolution" in Chateau Palmer, gradually improving the quality of production in response to market demands, not forgetting to maintain the tradition. For Chateau Palmer is not the first experience of reform, and the next stage of a long process that began long ago and continues to this day.
Classification Grand Cru is characterized by both time and space, and wine Château Palmer capture the spirit of these places. Soft as silk, delicate, velvety and noble as leather, these wines are a unique balance of wealth of aromas and powerful tannins.
Ripening of the grapes for the Château Palmer 2002 took place under bright skies. Due to the high level of sugar in the berries and the ease with which excellent color and tannins extracted from grape skins, fermentation takes place at low temperatures with moderate remontazhem and fairly short maceration. As a result, the wine turned fruity and powerful, extremely fresh, with a perfect balance of alcohol, tannin and acidity. This wine over time, more developed and expanded, it is recommended to use in the period 2008-2025. The wine must be decanted 2 hours before serving.