Château Palmer Margaux Red Bordeaux Blend 2000

$445

This takes time to unwind, but then it explodes with fruit and powerful, yet silky tannins. Perfumed and rich, with berry, cherry and tobacco character. Full-bodied, with super-well-integrated tannins and a reduced, refined palate structure. It's compacted and powerful. Very racy wine. Best after 2010. Wine Spectator

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Ratings on Delectable

Shay A Delectable Pro

Wednesday Wine Committee from this past week. A fantastic hosting by @joe leatherwood . 1 sparkler, 2 whites, 5 reds, 1 dessert wine. All tasted blind as usual. Possibly in its prime drinking window, and it is gorgeous. Everything about this screams high quality left bank Bordeaux (which is what I called it). It was beautifully perfumed with a mix of potpourri, dried black cherries, blackberries, graphite, saddle leather and herbs de Provence. Perfectly balanced on the palate with dark fruits enveloped in cedar and sweet pipe tobacco. There is a line of ripe purple fruits down the middle accompanied by dust and mocha which is just delicious.

Wednesday Wine Committee from this past week. A fantastic hosting by @joe leatherwood . 1 sparkler, 2 whites, 5 reds, 1 dessert wine. All tasted blind as usual. Possibly in its prime drinking window, and it is gorgeous. Everything about this screams high quality left bank Bordeaux (which is what I called it). It was beautifully perfumed with a mix of potpourri, dried black cherries, blackberries, graphite, saddle leather and herbs de Provence. Perfectly balanced on the palate with dark fruits enveloped in cedar and sweet pipe tobacco. There is a line of ripe purple fruits down the middle accompanied by dust and mocha which is just delicious.

9.6

Lee Pitofsky Delectable Pro

*didn’t take notes

*didn’t take notes

9.5

Ryan Mullins Delectable Pro

Out of magnum. Out of sight!

Out of magnum. Out of sight!

9.6

Jayme Henderson-Steese Delectable Pro

And this is why I love Margaux. 2000 Palmer tasting perfect right now. Velvety texture, forest floor, and well-integrated red fruit. LOVE. #margaux #chateaupalmer #bordeau #sommlife #2000

And this is why I love Margaux. 2000 Palmer tasting perfect right now. Velvety texture, forest floor, and well-integrated red fruit. LOVE. #margaux #chateaupalmer #bordeau #sommlife #2000

9.7

Ryan Carey Delectable Pro

Founder Wine Confidential

Wasn't sure if I should pop this yet, but it was time to shine! Classic Bordeaux nose of spice and leather. Smooth tannins. Ready to drink now, but will likely wait at least a couple years to open my remaining bottles

Wasn't sure if I should pop this yet, but it was time to shine! Classic Bordeaux nose of spice and leather. Smooth tannins. Ready to drink now, but will likely wait at least a couple years to open my remaining bottles

9.4

Ryan Carey Delectable Pro

Founder Wine Confidential

Oh what a night...

Oh what a night...

9.5

David Pearson Delectable Pro

Beautiful bottle age on this Palmer.

Beautiful bottle age on this Palmer.

9.2

Parag Lalit Delectable Pro

Creme de la creme!

Creme de la creme!

10

Mindy Lopus Delectable Pro

Big night of wine, while it wasn't my favorite with our entree it was the best of the night!

Big night of wine, while it wasn't my favorite with our entree it was the best of the night!

10

Christina Turley Delectable Pro

Sales & Marketing Turley Wine Cellars

Baby's 1st Bordeaux in a long hot minute.

Baby's 1st Bordeaux in a long hot minute.

9.0

WARNING: DRINKING DISTILLED SPIRITS, BEER, COOLERS, WINE AND OTHER ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES MAY INCREASE CANCER RISK, AND, DURING PREGNANCY, CAN CAUSE BIRTH DEFECTS.