Château Pétrus

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Château Pétrus 2005 Red (Pomerol)

  1. $6000

As so often, Pétrus has the ability to charm and impress, to seduce and overwhelm. This 2005, one of the greatest vintages from this great chateau, is massive and concentrated, with flavors of ripe black figs, chocolate and dark plums. Put that all together and the result is the utmost deliciousness, freshness and elegance. A major wine. Imported by Etablissements…

 — R.V.  (6/1/2008)
98
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Château Pétrus 2009 Barrel Sample Red (Pomerol)

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97-99 Barrel sample. Rich, sweet and concentrated, with a definite spicy character and sweet, soft tannins. This is richer than many Pétrus in the past, textured like velvet, but with final acidity.

 — R.V.  (8/9/2010)
98
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Château Pétrus 2000 Red (Pomerol)

  1. $1500

While the first impression with Pétrus is the wood, it is the fruit which gradually shows itself. It is extraordinary, this dense fruit, which simultaneously manages to float with elegance. There is layer after layer of fruit, sometime black, sometimes smoky, sometimes spicy. The wine is not yet totally integrated, still intensely young, with decades to go. But…

 — R.V.  (6/1/2003)
97
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Château Pétrus 2012 Red (Pomerol)

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Another great wine from Pétrus, this has enormous depths without losing any of the fruit or freshness of Merlot in 2012. It’s massive while also elegant, weighty, richly full-bodied and also structured. At this stage the wine does show some signs of wood aging, which will diminish as it ages. The fruitiness is deceptive because this wine demands aging. Drink from 2024.

 — R.V.  (5/1/2015)
97
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Château Pétrus 2011 Red (Pomerol)

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  1. $2000

This extravagantly perfumed wine has great juicy, ripe fruits. The tannic structure is almost secondary in the welter of ripe fruits, but it is enough to promise aging. Acidity and rich fruitiness partner each other to give a wine that is both fresh and powerful. Drink from 2020.

 — R.V.  (6/1/2014)
97
points

Château Pétrus 2012 Barrel Sample Red (Pomerol)

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96–98. Barrel sample. The first vintage from a newly-constructed cellar, this is a beautiful wine, with glorious Merlot flavors. It's full of spice and dense with velvet tannins. The wine has great opulence and its fruit is well integrated into the structure.

 — R.V.  (4/9/2013)
97
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Château Pétrus 2010 Barrel Sample Red (Pomerol)

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96-98. Hugely full-bodied wine, with the ripest fruit, black plum juice and spice. The tannins are very dense, balanced of course with acidity. The end is beautiful, structured.

 — R.V.  (6/25/2011)
97
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Château Pétrus 2008 Red (Pomerol)

Gorgeous, smooth wine, perhaps even more intense than in past vintages. The tannins are totally enveloped by the ripe plum and damson fruits. Complex, powerful, layered and opulent, this is a wine for the long term.

 — R.V.  (4/1/2011)
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