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Sotheby's presents the first-ever auction entirely dedicated to Château Palmer
Sotheby's presents the first-ever auction entirely dedicated to Château Palmer
On June 4th, the first-ever auction entirely dedicated to Château Palmer will be held in Hong Kong. The auction is organised by Sotheby's, and will be the perfect opportunity for collectors and friends of the estate to acquire legendary lots, in terms of both bottle formats and rare...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 23/05/2016
Magic Moments
Magic Moments
May 2016 - The exhibition Magic Moments by Tom Fecht, curated by Anne-Laure Jalouneix, can be seen from 2 May 2016 to 1 September 2016 at Château Palmer.A moment in time is a significant notion in photography. The 'decisive moment', as defined by Henri Cartier-Bresson, is the unique moment in time...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 11/05/2016
The 2015 vintage, the next in a line of great vintages
The 2015 vintage, the next in a line of great vintages
There is no doubt about it, the number 5 signifies a very fine vintage at Château Palmer. Since 1945, only the 1965 vintage hasn't lived up to expectations.In 2015, a long sleepy winter gave way to perfect spring conditions. The wine awoke to a season that was sunny at the beginning and wet...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 11/04/2016
Preparing for the journey
Preparing for the journey
February 2016 - Only a few hundred metres separate the vines from the sorting area, a few metres from the sorting area to the vats, a few more metres between the vats and the cellars, another couple of metres between the cellars and the bottling room. However, the distance between...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 04/03/2016
The Balkans
The Balkans
The art exhibition, at Château Palmer, opens this year with The Balkans series by the photographer Antoine Vincens de Tapol. This exhibition can be seen from 9 January 2016 to 22 April 2016 at the Estate.The artist was born in Cognac in 1978 and now lives and works in Paris. As a qualified...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 15/01/2016
Pruning and the lunar cycle
Pruning and the lunar cycle
December 2015 - winter has started to settle in. Whilst the temperatures are reducing and nature is slowly going to sleep, the important job of pruning has started.During this task, mainly carried out in winter, we believe that the position of the moon could have an impact on the vine. To this...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 18/12/2015
A bit of chemistry
A bit of chemistry
November 2015 - Chemistry (n.): The branch of science concerned with the substances of which matter is composed, the investigation of their properties and reactions, and the use of such reactions to form new substances. (source : Oxford) Understanding and monitoring the chemical process are...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 24/11/2015
Raising the curtain on the 2015 vintage
Raising the curtain on the 2015 vintage
October 2015 - Autumn has arrived. The temperatures are dropping and the vines are changing to warmer autumnal colours: red, ruby, purple, orange... the grape picking for the 2015 vintage is over.Over the past three weeks of harvesting, the Estate was transformed into a large scene, not...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 22/10/2015
A promising summer for the 2015 vintage
A promising summer for the 2015 vintage
September 2015 - The summer is coming to a close, the temperatures are slowly dropping, the autumn light is filling the once summer sky. We are left with memories of a lovely summer in the Margaux appellation, especially the month of July.July 2015 was a particularly hot and dry month. The average...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 15/09/2015
Infinitely blue
Infinitely blue
September 2015 - The sun is still shining in the Medoc. The colours are vibrant and the contrast between the blue of the sky and the green of the vines is striking. Looking closer, another shade of blue is hidden under the vine leaves. A deeper, darker, more intense blue. The grapes are almost...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 10/09/2015
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