1985 Chateau Palmer Bordeaux Blend

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  • Bordeaux Blend
  • 750ML
  • WS 91
  • NM 90

Reviews for 1985 Chateau Palmer Bordeaux Blend

WS 91
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, October 1994
Greatness in subtlety. Clearly focused black cherry and vanilla character. It?s full-bodied with medium tannins and a juicy fruity finish. Drink now.--The Bordeaux 50. –JS
NM 90
Neal Martin's Wine Journal - Neal Martin's Wine Journal, March 2013
Tasted at the chateau, the Palmer 1985 was introduced by Thomas Duroux as a vintage that is overlooked. He might be around. The aromatics are not one that grabs you round the lapels like the 1983 or the 1989. It creeps up... Tasted at the chateau, the Palmer 1985 was introduced by Thomas Duroux as a vintage that is overlooked. He might be around. The aromatics are not one that grabs you round the lapels like the 1983 or the 1989. It creeps up on you by stealth, opening gradually with notes of cedar, undergrowth and antique bureau - decidedly in secondary aromas. The palate is medium-bodied and rather conservative in the context of the vintage. It is not a complex Margaux - linear in style and nicely focused; perhaps a little Saint Julien in style. Classic, reserved and delightful.