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Palmer & Co Grands Terroirs 2003 Champagne 1.5L
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Weather: 2003 was a very unusual year: a dry winter and spring with two severe frosts, an early flowering, and a heatwave in the summer. The care lavished on the pressing was, even more so than in a typical year, a deciding factor in achieving quality wines. During a hot year the northern facing vineyards experience cooler temperatures than south facing, this was very important in 2003 because the vintage as a whole experienced a lot of over ripeness. Grand Terroirs 2003 flaunts an astonishing intensity and finesse.
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Vineyards: Premier Cru: Trepail & Villers-Marmery, Rilly la Montagne, Ludes, Chigny Les Roses, Montagne de Reims | Grand Cru: Mailly and Verzenay
Grape Varieties: 54% Pinot Noir, 46% Chardonnay
Ageing: 12 years on the lees
Disgorged: November 2017
Dosage: 7.5 g/l
Drink: Now to 2030
Tasting Note: A seductive nose with charming aromas of citrus fruits, remarkable notes of roasted coffee, candied apricot, acacia and brioche. Superb aromas of candied zest, grilled hazelnut, dried fruit, roasted pineapple, tonka bean and caramelized pear. Silky on the palate with a harmonious and delicate mouthfeel.
Champagne Palmer & Co take full advantage of allowing their wines to mature for an exceptionally long time and their reserve wines are carefully blended to create a rich and toasty style. Uniquely, Palmer are one of the only producers to ferment all champagnes in the bottles they are sold in - from tiny half bottles to huge 15L Nebuchadnezzar's. In 2015, their range underwent a name change, to now include the term Réserve, which better represents their long ageing periods and inclusion of reserve wines.
Cellar Master: Xavier Berdin
Winery Location: Reims | Champagne, France
Champagne Region: Montagne de Reims
Annual Production (bottles): 700,000
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After experiencing a first decade of impressive growth, the original founders bought the cellars of a Champagne House in Reims in 1959, establishing Palmer & Co as a respected player in the appellation. Over time, they gradually acquired other facilities as the opportunities arose, laying the foundations for future development.
From 1970 onwards, the House started to look beyond the original owners’ vineyards and began sourcing their grapes from other great terroirs in the Champagne area. This continued through the end of the 20th Century and today Palmer & Co encompasses a total of 415 hectares of vineyards, comprising around 40 crus in the Montagne de Reims, with over 200 hectares classified as Grand and Premier Crus.
This continued growth led to a chronic lack of space at Palmer & Co and in 1997, the solution presented itself in the acquisition of a huge cellar/winery neighbouring Palmer’s HQ in Reims. As such, they now have two major sites in the heart of the Champagne capital and have established themselves as one of the most respected producers in the region.
Champagne Palmer offers great value for money as an alternative to some of the Grandes Marques and is still yet to realise its true potential, as demonstrated by its recent inclusion in Tom Stevenson’s “Top 5 Most Underrated Champagnes.” Uniquely, they are one of the few House’s that still produce champagne in the monumental 15-litre Nebuchadnezzar.