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Alter Ego 2023

Palmer

Case Format: 6x75cl

Drinking Window: 2042.0

Alter Ego is a stunning wine from one of Margaux’s leading estates, Château Palmer. Creating some of the best wines in all of Bordeaux, Château Palmer often rivals the outstanding wines of their illustrious neighbours. The first Alter Ego made its debut in 1998 after the purchasing of 8 additional hectares for the Palmer estate. This wine comes from different plots to Palmer, and therefore is not viewed as second wine. Alter Ego is aged in 25-40% new French oak for 16-18 months. This supple wine is characterised by its fresh fruit, crispness, and rich intensity that all takes shape the moment it leaves the barrel.

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CRITIC REVIEWS

92-94
William Kelley

Wafting from the glass with pure aromas of cherries, berries, plums and potpourri, the 2023 Alter Ego de Palmer is medium to full-bodied, bright and vibrant, with a vigorous core of fruit framed by supple tannins. Its a blend of 53% Cabernet Sauvignon, 43% Merlot and 4% Petit Verdot.

95-96
James Suckling

This is dense and velvety with a creamy texture. Blackberry, blueberry and stone aromas and flavors. Layered. Very primary and focused. 53% cabernet sauvignon, 43% merlot and 4% petit verdot.

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