2019 Alter Ego de Palmer (Margaux)

Origin
Margaux, Medoc, Bordeaux FRANCE
Colour
red
Wine Style
dry
Dominant Grape
Merlot
Farming Style
biodynamic
Closure Style
cork
Maturity
young
Bottle Size
75cl
Case Quantity
6
Wine Score
94 points, Jane Anson, decanter.com, June 2020
94 points, Jean-Marc Quarin, quarin.com, June 2020 17+ points, James Lawther MW, jancisrobinson.com, June 2020
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2019 Alter Ego de Palmer (Margaux)

Media Reviews

Jane Anson

Cinnamon spice on the nose, with a patisserie edge to the fruits that gives a rich, creamy impression. As ever with the Palmer stable of wines, you can pick out the individual flavours clearly, with careful and precise delineation of cassis, bilberry, slate and tobacco notes, but overall this is an outstanding Alter Ego that puts the emphasis on pleasure. Tannins are extremely precise but feathery and pliable. An extremely low 37ppm of SO2 at this stage, in keeping with biodynamic principles and a desire to let the fruit speak. 3.62ph. 45hl/h yield, 45% of overall production in Alter Ego. 94 points

James Lawther MW

Vigorous, fresh and expressive – just so much life! Floral aroma with a savoury edge. Smooth attack then generous fruit across the palate, the texture silky and fine. Lifted and vivacious. Tannins so fine you almost forget them. Approachable but could surprise with age. 17+ points

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