Palmer 2008

Current Market Price: £1,850.00 / 12x75cl
Chateau Palmer, Palmer, 2008

Tasting Notes Palmer 2008

95

Tasted ex-chateau and single blind in Southwold. Two bottles of Chateau Palmer were opened. It has a very sophisticated, but slightly broody bouquet with blackberry cassis, graphite and a little more earthiness than I recall. The palate is medium-bodied with very fine delineation, tightly knit with superb focus and sense of harmony. Crisp, sinewy and multi-faceted, this is a great Palmer for the vintage and a serious contender for the best wine of the appellation. Bravo. Tasted January 2012.

Neal Martin
Wine Journal Mar 2012
94

A stunning success for the vintage, and possibly the Margaux of the year, this wine, which achieved 13.5% natural alcohol, is a blend of 51% Merlot, 41% Cabernet Sauvignon and 8% Petit Verdot. Loads of barbecue smoke, licorice, incense, blackberry, new saddle leather and forest floor notes jump from the glass of this dense, purple-colored wine. Extraordinarily intense and full-bodied, with plenty of tannin, but not the formidable structure of the 2010, this is going to be one of the longest-lived wines of 2008. It is full, rich, layered, and should be reasonably approachable with 3-4 years of bottle age, and will also keep for 30+ years.

Robert Parker Jr
Wine Advocate #194 May 2011
93

Palmer knows what to do. Plenty of blackberry and licorice aromas and flavors follow through to full body, with chewy tannins and a vanilla, cedar and chocolate aftertaste. Needs time to mellow. Layered and beautiful. Best after 2012.

James Suckling
jamessuckling.com, December 20th 2010

Palmer Pricing

Wine Vintage Producer Market price Unit size
Palmer 2018 Chateau Palmer POA 12x75cl
Palmer 2017 Chateau Palmer £1,960.00 12x75cl
Palmer 2017 Chateau Palmer £1,050.00 6x75cl
Palmer 2016 Chateau Palmer £2,500.00 12x75cl
Palmer 2016 Chateau Palmer £1,320.00 6x75cl
Palmer 2015 Chateau Palmer £2,500.00 12x75cl
Palmer 2015 Chateau Palmer £1,300.00 6x75cl
Palmer 2014 Chateau Palmer £1,790.00 12x75cl
Palmer 2013 Chateau Palmer £1,820.00 12x75cl
Palmer 2012 Chateau Palmer £1,800.00 12x75cl
Palmer 2012 Chateau Palmer £1,100.00 6x75cl
Palmer 2011 Chateau Palmer £1,900.00 12x75cl
Palmer 2010 Chateau Palmer £2,600.00 12x75cl
Palmer 2009 Chateau Palmer £2,550.00 12x75cl
Palmer 2008 Chateau Palmer £1,850.00 12x75cl
Palmer 2007 Chateau Palmer £1,900.00 12x75cl
Palmer 2006 Chateau Palmer £1,840.00 12x75cl
Palmer 2005 Chateau Palmer £2,650.00 12x75cl
Palmer 2004 Chateau Palmer £1,900.00 12x75cl
Palmer 2003 Chateau Palmer £1,940.00 12x75cl
Palmer 2002 Chateau Palmer £1,800.00 12x75cl
Palmer 2001 Chateau Palmer £1,980.00 12x75cl
Palmer 2000 Chateau Palmer £3,072.00 12x75cl
Palmer 1999 Chateau Palmer £2,400.00 12x75cl
Palmer 1998 Chateau Palmer £2,147.00 12x75cl
Palmer 1997 Chateau Palmer £1,548.00 12x75cl
Palmer 1996 Chateau Palmer £2,096.00 12x75cl
Palmer 1995 Chateau Palmer £2,301.00 12x75cl
Palmer 1990 Chateau Palmer £2,807.00 12x75cl
Palmer 1989 Chateau Palmer £3,681.00 12x75cl
Palmer 1986 Chateau Palmer £2,100.00 12x75cl
Palmer 1982 Chateau Palmer £3,900.00 12x75cl