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The secret codes of the barrel room
The secret codes of the barrel room
In the dim and cool chai... the barrels rest quietly in a monastic atmosphere.  The soul of the wine slumbers here.  Lined up in the shadows and the cool constant temperature of 16°C, these barrels will hold the newborn vintage for quite some time, anywhere from 18 to 21 months.  As...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 15/12/2014
Sabine Delcour exhibited at Château Palmer
Sabine Delcour exhibited at Château Palmer
From November 10, 2014 to March 6, 2015 are exposed at Château Palmer, curated by Ilka Bree, the images of the photographer Sabine Delcour. The two series "Bas-reliefs" and "Cheminements", each comprising 10 large format photographs, show the relation between man and nature today, through the...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 28/11/2014
Vintage 2014, first impression
Vintage 2014, first impression
On Tuesday, October 14, the last day of harvest for the 2014 vintage took place under a radiant sun.  This last day was the symbol of a miraculous month of September and first two weeks of October.Taking a look back...Everything had started off on the right foot:  winter, with decent...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 23/10/2014
Carefully working the soil
Carefully working the soil
Being a winegrower means learning how to live in harmony with nature, to observe it closely every day, and to help the vines to maintain an equilibrium with their environment...Vineyard workers at Palmer plough the soil all year long in order to look after it, keep it healthy, and improve its...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 25/07/2014
Palmer: Three Ages of Wine
Palmer: Three Ages of Wine
The En Primeur period of early April seems already part of the distant past.  Meeting more than 1000 professionals, from 43 different countries, gave us the opportunity to present our newest baby: the 2013 vintage.  During these tasting sessions, our visitors also noticed the earliest...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 23/06/2014
1814-2014, 200 years later, Palmer's history is still being written...
1814-2014, 200 years later, Palmer's history is still being written...
France, 1814... The Napoleonic period was coming to a close. Charles Palmer, at the time aide-de-camp in the British army to the Prince of Wales, was 37 when he boarded a coach that would take him from Lyon to Paris.  It was journey that would forever change his destiny and alter the history...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 16/06/2014
The exposition
The exposition "From Earth to earth" at Palmer: "A philosophical vegetable garden"
Born in Cleves, Germany, on the banks of the Rhine, Barbara Schroeder now lives in the Gironde region.  A recognized and well-known visual artist, her works of art travel between Paris and Seoul, and are often exposed in Bordeaux at the gallery Le Troisième Œil.  Her...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 04/04/2014
Assemblage, that magical word...
Assemblage, that magical word...
Assemblage is a magical word that describes the action of uniting and reuniting different elements in order to polish a work of art.  Initially, in the world of wine, producers resorted to blending their wines in order to diminish the consequences of difficult weather conditions.  Today...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 18/03/2014
Winter, the challenge of pruning
Winter, the challenge of pruning
As every year, from November to March, the vine enters a period of winter rest that coincides with the season for pruning. Our vineyard teams have already begun to prepare for the 2014 vintage. The vine is a creeper that tries to stretch itself towards the light, while producing quite a...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 15/02/2014
2014, a horse on a journey...
2014, a horse on a journey...
According to the Chinese lunar calendar, on Thursday the 30th of January 2014, we began a new year under the sign of the Horse.  Horse, pronounced, "Ma" in Chinese, represents exceptional qualities such as loyalty, elegance and an artistic calling.The Chinese language contains many...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 10/02/2014
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