The celebrated Classified Bordeaux Chateau Palmer is located in the Cantenac sector of Margaux. It has a history dating back to the 1800’s. Chateau Palmer today is majority owned by two families, Mahler Besse and Sichel, both are highly respected negociants, The Chateau underwent major renovations starting in 2010 and is now truly a state-of-the-art winery. The vineyards cover 168 acres and are planted 47% Merlot, 47% Cabernet Sauvignon and 6% Petit Verdot on gravel, sand, and clay soils. The vines average 38 years of age. 2013 was the last vintage at Chateau Palmer that was not 100% biodynamically farmed, transitioning to 100% biodynamic farming in 2014. They were certified as biodynamic in 2017. This 2017 is 54% Merlot, 42% Cabernet Sauvignon and 4% Petit Verdot. James Suckling scored this 98 points saying “Very perfumed and subtle with dried flowers and citrus, as well as blue fruit. Full-bodied with wonderfully diffused, integrated tannins that just run over the edges of the wi…
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