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Summer between Chateau Palmer and Arcachon
Summer between Chateau Palmer and Arcachon
The summer is well underway. The sun is shining in the Medoc, the temperatures are rising... While the branches reach for the sky and the grapes get rounder by the day, the wine growers continue their daily tasks, to ensure that the vines produce the best grapes possible. At the weekend, our wine...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 09/07/2015
Revelation of a fine wine
Revelation of a fine wine
A fine wine is produced through a series of stages, renewed year after year, requiring know-how, rigueur, patience... and passion. Beyond the numerous techniques and procedures required, improvisation plays a large part in the creation of a fine wine. The cellar workers use their fundamental...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 02/07/2015
The benefits of herb teas on the vineyard
The benefits of herb teas on the vineyard
Over the past week, the risk of mildew contamination has been high. Partly due to the varying temperatures, oscillating from 6°C in to the morning to 23°C in the afternoon, and to significant rainfall (around 2mm every 3 days), perfect conditions to set off cryptogamic contamination. It is...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 03/06/2015
Sediment removal, the final stage of wine clarification
Sediment removal, the final stage of wine clarification
For the past seven weeks, Château Palmer's wine cellars have been a hive of activity where cellar workers have been completing an essential stage in the creation of the wine: Sediment removal.Throughout its ageing, the wine must be clarified regularly (every three to four months) to remove the...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 22/05/2015
Jacques Mataly exhibition at Château Palmer.
Jacques Mataly exhibition at Château Palmer.
The photographer Jacques Mataly is exhibiting his collection « Ligne » (Line) at Château Palmer from the 23rd of March to the 30th of August 2015. Jacques Mataly was born in Toulouse in 1955. After studying economics and geography he worked for various television channels, and was a...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 31/03/2015
Hear Palmer 2014  by Christophe Dal Sasso
Hear Palmer 2014 by Christophe Dal Sasso
For its 6th edition, Château Palmer presents its new musical vintage experience with a concert at the Château performed and directed by Christophe Dal Sasso, on 27th March 2015. This special vintage -2014- commemorates the 200th anniversary of the estate, which was bought by...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 19/03/2015
Château Palmer celebrates its 200th anniversary in music!
Château Palmer celebrates its 200th anniversary in music!
©Jean Louis NEVEUOn the occasion of the 6th edition of Hear Palmer, Château Palmer will welcome the Big Band of the artist Dal Sasso on 27th March 2015. Fourteen artists will give a unique jazz concert at the property, in the main cellar, to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Château...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 02/03/2015
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
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