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1982 Palmer Margaux Red Blend
Varietal: Bordeaux Blend
Vintage: 1982
Bottle Size: 750 ml
Rating:  93
Quantity: 12 available
Price: $337.50
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1982 Palmer Margaux Red Blend
Condition:
Full, deep red. Spicy aromas of cassis and rose petal, with a whiff of meat. Then wonderfully penetrating and classy, with bright acidity giving the wine superb clarity and thrust. This has terrific structure. Finishes very long and fine, with excellent grip. By far the finest bottle I've tasted to date of this wine, and one of the real surprises of the tasting. (My second bottle showed roasted redcurrant, leather, meat and smoky oak on the nose; and a sweet, suave, broad palate without quite the structure and grip of the first sample. But this wine, too, offered compelling sweetness and rated 91 points.) Drink now through 2015. ST
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