Palmer 2011

Current Market Price: £1,826.00 / 12x75cl
Chateau Palmer, Palmer, 2011

Tasting Notes Palmer 2011

96

The opaque blue/purple-colored 2011 Palmer reveals a stunning bouquet of licorice, truffles, camphor, spring flowers, black raspberries and black currants. One of the superstars of the vintage, this brilliant 2011 possesses superb concentration and purity, medium to full body, and remarkable length of close to a minute. A tour de force in winemaking, the Palmer team merits accolades for achieving this level of quality in a more challenging vintage than either 2009 or 2010. The “wine of the vintage” in Margaux, tiny yields of 20 hectoliters per hectare, a final blend of 55% Merlot and 45% Cabernet Sauvignon, and a severe selection (only 55% of the production made it into Palmer) are the reasons for this success.

Winemaker Thomas Duroux continues to fine tune this already brilliant estate, producing first-growth quality wines year after year.

Robert Parker Jr
Wine Advocate #212 Apr 2014
95

A wine with currants and mineral character on the nose and palate. It's full-bodied, with silky, polished tannins and a long finish. Very tight and refined now. Tannic. Palmer only made 20 hectoliters of wine a hectare. Like a tightly wound ball of cashmere thread. Try in 2020.

James Suckling
jamessuckling.com, January 28th 2014
91-93

The 2011 Palmer has a ripe sweet bouquet of black cherries, blueberry, a touch of iodine and crushed violets, flamboyant as usual. There is a hint of cough candy that develops with time. The palate is medium-bodied with a firm grip. There is a carapace of toasty tannins underneath which lies a core of dense black fruit, although it does not have the same degree of finesse on the finish as say, Rauzan Segla. This is quite a serious Margaux, one that probably deserves longer ageing than others to allow those brusque, rigid tannins to soften. Tasted April 2012.

Neal Martin
Wine Journal May 2012

Palmer Pricing

Wine Vintage Producer Market price Unit size
Palmer 2018 Chateau Palmer POA 12x75cl
Palmer 2017 Chateau Palmer £1,870.00 12x75cl
Palmer 2017 Chateau Palmer £1,050.00 6x75cl
Palmer 2016 Chateau Palmer £2,602.00 12x75cl
Palmer 2016 Chateau Palmer £1,320.00 6x75cl
Palmer 2015 Chateau Palmer £2,600.00 12x75cl
Palmer 2015 Chateau Palmer £1,300.00 6x75cl
Palmer 2014 Chateau Palmer £1,790.00 12x75cl
Palmer 2013 Chateau Palmer £1,794.00 12x75cl
Palmer 2012 Chateau Palmer £1,790.00 12x75cl
Palmer 2012 Chateau Palmer £1,100.00 6x75cl
Palmer 2011 Chateau Palmer £1,826.00 12x75cl
Palmer 2010 Chateau Palmer £2,700.00 12x75cl
Palmer 2009 Chateau Palmer £2,600.00 12x75cl
Palmer 2008 Chateau Palmer £1,850.00 12x75cl
Palmer 2007 Chateau Palmer £1,900.00 12x75cl
Palmer 2006 Chateau Palmer £1,820.00 12x75cl
Palmer 2005 Chateau Palmer £2,820.00 12x75cl
Palmer 2004 Chateau Palmer £2,100.00 12x75cl
Palmer 2003 Chateau Palmer £1,930.00 12x75cl
Palmer 2002 Chateau Palmer £1,900.00 12x75cl
Palmer 2001 Chateau Palmer £2,268.00 12x75cl
Palmer 2000 Chateau Palmer £3,200.00 12x75cl
Palmer 1999 Chateau Palmer £2,637.00 12x75cl
Palmer 1998 Chateau Palmer £2,400.00 12x75cl
Palmer 1997 Chateau Palmer £1,632.00 12x75cl
Palmer 1996 Chateau Palmer £1,749.00 12x75cl
Palmer 1995 Chateau Palmer £2,450.00 12x75cl
Palmer 1990 Chateau Palmer £2,850.00 12x75cl
Palmer 1989 Chateau Palmer £3,652.00 12x75cl
Palmer 1986 Chateau Palmer £2,400.00 12x75cl
Palmer 1982 Chateau Palmer £3,900.00 12x75cl