palmer 1961
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Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate

(05-2015) Tasted at the Château Palmer vertical in London, two bottles of 1961 Château Palmer were opened and compared. The first was a great bottle of wine, beautifully balanced and complex, and yet not quite living up to its status as one of the legendary bottles of the 20th century. That said, I still scored it around the 96 or 97 point mark. The second lived up to the billing. Coming from the late great John Avery's cellar, that is to say, purchased on release and never moved, the first difference is the slightly deeper color compared to the first bottle. The bouquet is difficult to capture in words. Heavenly, ethereal, moving and profound - they are all applicable here. It is still a wine in its prime, with dark berry fruit, hints of graphite and mineral, a touch of wilted violet petals. Its ineffable purity knocks you sideways. The palate is defined by its filigree framework of tannin - precise and lace-like, lending it the texture of a mature Richebourg. Yet it is unmistakably Margaux because there is stunning structure on the finish, astounding precision and a never-ending aftertaste that is borderline supernatural. This bottle reminds me of the first time I tasted the 1961 Palmer several years ago when I gave a perfect score without hesitation. This is exactly the same: a perfect wine and a bona fide legend. Tasted May 2015.

98 / 100
Franck Dubourdieu
Franck Dubourdieu

(09-2007)

Features
Vintage Wine 1961
Classification Médoc - 3ème Cru Classé 
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Margaux
Colour Red
Volume 0.75 l
Country France
Château Palmer
Country France
Château informations
Palmer

Palmer

The Château Palmer, is a french estate located in the Gironde Cantenac Margaux. In Margaux appellation, it is ranked third classified growth in the official classification of Bordeaux wines of 1855. The Château Palmer Grand Cru is a matter of origin in time and in space. The style of Château Palmer, steeped in history and dedicated to the expression of its terroir, fashions and trends over. To prove its timelessness no better way than to taste.


The Château Palmer reveals an extraordinarily complex bouquet that combines fruits, flowers, spices, wrapped in a generous and fleshy structure. This subtle balance between wealth and power aromatic tannins, still held, in fact a wine of incomparable charm from an early age. His persistence leaves an intoxicating sensations and emotions mixed.



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