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Palmer & Co Collection Vintage 2000

Mix 12
£150.00
Mix 6
£152.00
Per Bottle
£156.00
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Description & Technical Information
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In 1947, seven well-established and visionary winegrowers came together in a joint quest for ultimate perfection and founded Champagne Palmer & Co. The founders bought its current cellars from a failing Champagne House in Reims in 1959. Over the years, the cooperative has spread past Reims and now owns an impressive 450 hectares of vineyards, over 200 of which are classified Grand and Premier Crus. A large percentage of Palmer's vineyards are in the Montagne de Reims giving Palmer a unique source of chardonnay in these cooler aspect locations, Blanc de Blancs being one of the stars in the Palmer portfolio. Palmer are one of few producers to ferment large formats, everything bigger than Jeroboam, in the final bottle and up to Nebuchadnezzar, 15 litres, are made in this way.

Palmer ID: L21345 | Each bottle of Palmer & Co can be identified by the ID on the back label. This enables you to discover the story of that very bottle. You can do so using the smartphone App or on the Palmer & Co website.

The bottles, magnums, and larger formats, are stored upside down in our cellars for twenty years or more. The very long ageing process gives an intense and complex character to these great wines while at the same time ensuring that they remain remarkably fresh to the palate

Weather in 2000: Spring began well with excellent growth showing by the end of April beginning of May and flowering in early June. Rainfall in July was four times higher than average and a hailstorm hit, destroying many vines but August was sunny and dry. The wet weather though meant vines were slow to and acidity was low by end of August but good weather throughout September helped ripen the fruit more fully. The vintage started in mid-September and the sun shone for the duration of the picking which lasted two weeks, and the harvest remained of remarkable quality from beginning to end. After two harvests in 1998 and 1999 with impressive and spectacular volumes, the 2000 harvest is in the same vein.

Technical Information:
Vineyards: 85% Premier Cru: Montagne de Reims, Trepail & Villers-Marmery | 15% Autre Cru: Côte de Sézanne
Grape Varieties: 53% Chardonnay, 36% Pinot Noir, 11% Meunier
Lees Ageing: 20 years
Dosage: 5.2 g/l
Disgorged: 19th of August 2021
Bottling date: 8th of June 2001
Drink: Now to 2030

Tasting Note:Vintage 2000 has a ripe and generous nose. Warm notes of brioche and pastries that blend with those of bergamot and stone fruit. On the palate, this wine is vibrant, the attack asserts itself directly, a prelude to a richness that is more tactile than fleshy and which only reveals itself gradually. The length has a noble bitterness that blends with roasted flavours.
Champagne Palmer & Co Overview
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News Articles
  1. Palmer & Co: Bottles vs Magnums and Vintage Collection

    Palmer & Co: Bottles vs Magnums and Vintage Collection

    August 10, 2019

    Our last visit to Palmer & Co's new winery in Reims included a comparison of the current range from bottle and magnum and a selection of older vintages from the late release Blanc de Blancs and Vintage Collections.
  2. Palmer & Co: 2018 Vins Clairs Tasting

    Palmer & Co: 2018 Vins Clairs Tasting

    March 25, 2019

    Earlier this month, we tasted the base wines from 2018 with Champagne Palmer & Co. Having previously released video footage of harvest 2018 describing it as "exceptional", Palmer clearly rate the latest vintage highly and we soon discovered why.
  3. Palmer & Co Unveil New Winery

    Palmer & Co Unveil New Winery

    March 9, 2019

    Champagne Palmer & Co unveiled their new winery last month. Designed to meet the highest environmental standards, the state-of-the-art winery symbolises Palmer's respect for sustainable development, whilst reflecting their impeccably high standards.
  4. A Visit to Champagne Palmer & Co

    A Visit to Champagne Palmer & Co

    October 19, 2018

    During our trip to Reims last week, we visited Champagne Palmer & Co to meet with Managing Director Rémi Vervier. After hunting in the underground cellars for the biggest bottle we could find, we discussed harvest 2018 and tasted two stunning examples of Palmer Vintage Collection.
  5. Palmer & Co Video:

    Palmer & Co Video: "Exceptional" Champagne Harvest 2018

    September 6, 2018

    Champagne Palmer & Co have produced some stunning behind the scenes footage of the record-breaking 2018 Champagne harvest, which takes viewers on a journey through the vineyard and pressing centres. Check out the full video here.
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    January 12, 2018

    After impressing us at several tasting events in the past, we added a range of Palmer & Co champagnes to our website last year. One of the newest houses in the region, what is their history and what do their champagnes taste like? The Finest Bubble reveal all.
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