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1982 Chateau Petrus Pomerol
4 Ratings
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4 Ratings
1982 Chateau Petrus Pomerol

Wine Details

Varietal

Merlot

Style

Red

Region

FranceBordeaux

Wine Description

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Vineyard

Chateau Petrus

Varietal

Merlot

Style

Red

Region

FranceBordeaux

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
  • Robert Parker
  • International Wine Cellar
    The bottle in the blind flight appeared to have a healthy cork but was disappointing, with aromas of mocha and menthol; a penetrating middle palate with good but not outstanding richness; hints of herbs and mushroom; and substantial, slightly drying tannins. The second bottle was better but still not up to the reputation of this vintage: Full medium-deep red. Very sweet, almost syrupy nose of cherry, chocolate and roast coffee. Fat and silky but with its fruit element rather suppressed. Hugely ta...
  • Wine Spectator
    "Dark ruby garnet. Intense tobacco, cedar, berry and blackberry. Full-bodied, silky, firm and fresh. Long. A beauty. One of the best bottles I have ever had.--Bordeaux retrospective. Drink now." "Given what I thought this wine would achieve, the 1982 Petrus has not turned out to be nearly as profound as expected. It reveals a certain herbaceousness, and there is significantly less concentration than I initially believed (too much filtration?) along with a cedary spiciness. Tasters who have had n...