One of the wines of the vintage on the Left Bank, the 2017 Chateau Palmer wine is fresh and vibrant, with tons of energy. Veins of supporting salinity and floral overtones lend grace to the Grand Vin in 2017. The Grand Vin of the eponymous estate, the 2017 Chateau Palmer yet again confirms the excellence of its rank, having become one of the must-have’s of the Bordeaux wine market.
With a blend dominated by Merlot (54%), complemented by Cabernet Sauvignon (42%) and Petit Verdot (4%), Chateau Palmer 2017 clearly illustrates the philosophy of the estate. Perfectly balanced without being too overwhelming, this wine seduces with its harmony on the palate, developing an aromatic intensity upon a precise frame that reveals the softness of melted tannins. Bearing a unique and already magnificent style, the 2017 Chateau Palmer wine evolve remarkable over time, offering the kind of noble depth to which only the greatest Grands Crus hold the secret.
98 points James Suckling
97 points Wine Advocate
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