Palmer Premier 2008

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Blackberry and cherry on the nose, with hints of smoke. Medium-bodied, with firm tannins and a silky finish. Slightly hollow midpalate. Wine Specta... Read more

With a higher proportion of Merlot than is usual even at Palmer, this wine goes for lovely fresh, soft fruits. There is a touch of spice, juicy red... Read more

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External Review
Source: Millesima USA LLC
05/19/2010

A case of 1 750ML Bottle


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
04/25/2009

Blackberry and cherry on the nose, with hints of smoke. Medium-bodied, with firm tannins and a silky finish. Slightly hollow midpalate. Wine Spectator. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2008 Palmer Alter Ego 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
04/25/2009

With a higher proportion of Merlot than is usual even at Palmer, this wine goes for lovely fresh, soft fruits. There is a touch of spice, juicy red berries, finally getting to a depth of dusty, chewy tannins Wine Enthusiast. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2008 Chateau Palmer 750ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
05/03/2009

The 2008 Palmer, which tips the scales at 13.5% natural alcohol (among the highest achieved at this property), is a blend of 51% Merlot, 41% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 8% Petit Verdot. It is a massively rich wine with an inky/purple color, sensational d... Robert Parker. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2008 Chateau Palmer 1500ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
12/06/2011

52% Merlot; 48% Cabernet Sauvignon. Aroma of grilled meat covered in cherry sauce. A very spicy flavor mixed with dry herbs. Tannins in check on the finish. David Derby. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2008 Palmer Alter Ego 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
12/07/2011

51% Merlot; 41% Cabernet Sauvignon; 8% Petite Verdot. Pleasant plum notes highlighted by spearmint and licorice. Solid middle weight, tannins come off sharp and rough. David Derby. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2008 Chateau Palmer 6000ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
09/23/2010

The second wine, the outstanding 2008 Alter Ego de Palmer, a blend of 52% Merlot and 48% Cabernet Sauvignon, is one of the finest examples of this cuvee I have tasted. Well-integrated wood smoke intermixed with notes of creme de cassis, earth, and fo... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2008 Palmer Alter Ego 750ml


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Winemaker's Notes:

"... a massively rich wine with an inky/purple color, sensational density of fruit, velvety tannins, ..., and a fabulous texture and length. ... It appears to be among the finest Palmers made this decade, rivaling both the 2005 and 2000. ...95-97." WA 4/09.

"... a massively rich wine with an inky/purple color, sensational density of fruit, velvety tannins, ..., and a fabulous texture and length. ... It appears to be among the finest Palmers made this decade, rivaling both the 2005 and 2000. ...95-97." WA 4/09.

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