Palmer 2010

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Tasting Notes and Scores

Wine Advocate

The 2010 Palmer is one of the superstars of the vintage, a blend of 54% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon and 6% Petit Verdot, which is just slightly different than what I indicated two years ago. The alcohol level hit 14.5%, and the wine comes across like a more stacked-and-packed version of their 2000. It is tannic and backward, but has a sensational black/purple color and a gorgeous nose of camphor, barbecue smoke, blackberry and cassis. Full-bodied, with oodles of glycerin but a relatively healthy pH, this wine has a precision and freshness that belie its lofty alcohol and extravagant concentration. This is a sensationally rich, full-throttle Palmer that could well end up being one of the all-time great wines made at this estate. It needs a good 7-10 years of cellaring and should keep for 50 or more years.

Robert Parker (Wine Advocate #205, Feb 2013)

Neal Martin

Tasted at the Château Palmer vertical in London, the estate team regard the 2010 Château Palmer as their best since the 1983. This showing did nothing to suggest otherwise. It offers stunning precision on the nose: incredibly fresh and vibrant with the same spine-tingling level of mineralité as the 2005. What they both share is a Pauillac-like graphite seam that runs from start to finish. Like the 2005, there is a beguiling symmetry here, more focused and linear than the sumptuous 2009, yet with sensational length that makes you wonder what on Earth it will taste like in another 10-15 years. I would keep this in your cellar for another decade at least and it may well merit a higher score down the line. Tasted May 2015.

–, May 2016

Michael Schuster

3rd Growth Margaux (55% GV, 30.5hl/ha) [54M/40CS/6PV] Lovely ripe, seductive �red and black� fruit; rich, concentrated, well structured Palmer, with a great depth of matter, fresh to lively acidity, deep ripe black fruit and firm, fine tannin; long, pure, flowing wine, very complex, very vital, very fruit cored and very mineral aromatic, a most complete wine with terrific length. A grand, gravelly Palmer; taut, complete, aristocratic, vital, mouthcoatingly intense and yet so light on its feet throughout. Gorgeous wine, exhaustingly good. 2022-40+ [M.Schuster, Bordeaux Mar/Apr 2011]

Wine Spectator

This is riveting, with terrific tarry grip coursing underneath layers of smoldering bay leaf, warm plum confiture, freshly brewed espresso, dark cassis and well-steeped black tea. The charcoal and tobacco backdrop is gorgeous and should move forward through the core of fruit over time. Be patient though, as the structure is ironclad. This will really be electric once mature. Best from 2017 through 2040. 8,500 cases made.

– James Molesworth (, March 2013)

James Suckling

A purity of fruit here with plum and dark chocolate undertones. Spices and treacle tart as well. Full body, with ultra-fine tannins and a long, long finish. Very fine indeed. Fit, fruity and reserved. Superb. Try in 2020.

–, November 2013

Wine Lister

Quality 968 | Brand 994 | Economics 938 | buzz brand, investment staple
Quality: Predicted life of 14 years, one of the longest drinking windows in its peer group, which averages 8 years Brand: Strong restaurant presence, featuring on 43 of the world's top wine lists, including De Librije Economics: Above its peer group average price of £65 for the 2010 vintage Production: Lower production than its peer group average of 112,956 bottles

- June 2017