|Mr. Bernard de Laage de Meux, Marketing Director of Château Palmer is in Delhi for an exclusive tasting on November 15th, 2007 at the Shangri La hotel. The wines being tasted include Alter Ego 2004, Alter Ego 2003, Château Palmer 3eme Grand Cru Classe, Margaux 2002, 2000, 1998 and 1995.|
Château Palmer was originally established by General Charles Palmer who served under Wellington in the English army. It is situated in the Haut-Médoc district, in close proximity of Château Margaux, Château Rauzan-Ségla and Château Rauzan-Gassies, and its wine is considered to be one of the two most popular Third Growths.
During the time of Louis XV, it was known as Château de Gasq and the wine was said to be a favourite at the court of Versailles, along with Château Lafite.