Chateau Petrus Pomerol
109 Ratings
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109 Ratings
Chateau Petrus Pomerol

Wine Details

Varietal

Merlot

Style

Red

Region

FranceBordeauxPomerol

Wine Description

(From 2010 Vintage) This a Petrus with extraordinary balance and depth. It shows such elegance in the nose with complexity of black olives, dark fruits, and flowers. The palate is full and ultra-velvety yet there is a cashmere quality to the texture.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 1988 Vintage) Bordeauxs most intensely concentrated, richly flavored and unique red wine. An incredible power, depth and richness yet a remarkable balance with penetrating aromas of ripe mulberry, black currant and fruit and spicy vanilla oak, setting it apart from all Bordeauxs finest wines.

Vineyard

Chateau Petrus

Varietal

Merlot

Style

Red

Region

PomerolBordeauxFrance

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    Still young. Fantastic but had more memorable wines.

    about 3 years
Expert Reviews
  • 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...