Petrus, Pomerol
Petrus

Petrus, Pomerol


Destination

vintage

portfolio
Portfolio
These wines are in stock and are available for delivery at your convenience.

1985
1x75cl
DP
£3,303.20

1988
1x75cl
DP
£3,093.20

1994
1x75cl
DP
£3,003.20

2005
3x75cl
DP
£14,409.61

2011
3x75cl
DP
£9,549.61

2013
1x75cl
DP
£3,003.20

2013
3x75cl
DP
£9,009.61

2014
1x75cl
DP
£3,363.20

2014
3x75cl
DP
£10,089.61

2019
1x75cl
DP
£6,003.20

2019
3x75cl
DP
£18,009.61

2020
1x75cl
DP
£5,403.20

2020
3x75cl
DP
£16,209.61

2020
3x75cl
DP
£16,209.61

Broking
Broking
These are wines from our broking list and have an average delivery window of 15 working days.

1983
75cl
DP
£2,100.00

2004
1x1.5L
DP
£6,000.00

2010
6x75cl
DP
£23,599.22

2012
3x75cl
DP
£9,000.00

2012
6x75cl
DP
£18,000.00

2013
3x75cl
DP
£8,049.61

2014
3x75cl
DP
£8,949.61

2014
3x75cl
DP
£9,414.61

2020
1x75cl
DP
£5,403.20


Petrus, Pomerol

1983
1985
1988
1994
2004
2005
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2019
2020

Tasting Notes


ABV:
13 %

Critics score


Score:
90

100

Source:
Neal Martin, Vinous

Date:
08/2023

Notes
The 1983 Petrus is a vintage I have only encountered a couple of times. This is unquestionably the best I have experienced, blind no less. The bouquet springs from the glass, autumn bonfire scents intertwined with black truffle and leather, more fruit than I remember on the previous bottle. Perhaps the palate just misses a little cohesion? Foursquare but fresh, this is a simple Petrus predestined to lie in the shadow of the previous vintage. Yet this punches above my expectations. Tasted blind at Olivier Bernard's "3" dinner at Domaine de Chevalier.

specifications

country:
France

region:
Bordeaux

Appellation:

Producer:
Petrus

style:

Grape Variety:

Allergen Information:
This product may contain sulphites. Full allergen information is available upon request, please call our Customer Relations Team on +44 (0)20 7484 6430.


Petrus

Petrus

Although this estate can trace its origins back to Roman times, Petrus is a relative newcomer to Bordeaux’s top table. In fact, Pomerol as a whole was overlooked for centuries in favour of the Medoc. Petrus’ fortunes changed in the 1940s when the owner Madame Loubat signed a contract with Jean-Pierre Moueix to produce and distribute the wines. Throughout the 1960s, the Moueix family added to their stock until in 1969, they became the majority owners. In this same year Jean-François Moueix purchased an exceptional 12.5 acre parcel from neighbouring Château Gazin, taking the vineyard holdings to 11.5 hectares; relatively large by Pomerol standards.

The other name that is synonymous with Petrus is that of the Berrouets. In 1964 Jean Claude Berrouet took over as the winemaker, a position he held until 2008, when his son, Olivier took the reins. Over the intervening years, the reputation has grown and with it, so has the standing of Pomerol. Now, Petrus is quite rightly revered as the most exclusive wine of Bordeaux.

The vineyards are planted exclusively with Merlot, on the unique blue clay soils found in the south easterly corner of the commune. The wines are quite simply exquisite. They can be dense and monumental in grand vintages, but there is always a nobility, grace and balance that makes these a joy to drink at almost any stage of their evolution. Winemaking is gentle and respectful, sympathetic to the limitations and strengths of the given harvest, allowing the terroir to express the vintage conditions.

We feel very honoured to be one of the distributors for Petrus in the UK. As allocations are small, the wines are not offered on general release. If you are interested in buying Petrus en primeur, please speak to our sales team for more information.

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