7. The Date and Time: Wednesday, November 12, 2014 2PM – 4 PM
The Event: Chateau Palmer Grand Tasting
The Venue: National Club
The Target Audience: wine media
The Availability/Catalogue: all wines tasted were available for purchase, but quantities were limited.
The Quote/Background: we tasted of range of wines, most of which were at the dinner held later that day. But there were also different wines at the dinner (1999, 1978). The wines were presented by J-L Carbonnier, Director, The Americas.
**** BEST -- Four Stars (91+ in Quality/Price Rating terms):
-Chateau Palmer 1995 Margaux, +403287, $529
-Chateau Palmer 2004 Margaux, +403303, $415
-Chateau Palmer 1983 Margaux, +188532, $1479 – best fave wine of the tasting!
***1/2 BETTER -- Three and a Half Stars (88 – 90 in Quality/Price Rating terms):
-Chateau Palmer 2008 Alter Ego Margaux, +403311, $139
-Chateau Palmer 2007 Historical XIXth Century Wine, +403329, $499 [88% merlot and cab sauv from Margaux and 12% northern Cotes du Rhone wines]
The Food: a variety of salumi and cheeses and breads.
The Contact Person: email@example.com
The Event's Marketing Effectiveness and Execution (numerical grade): 92.