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Chateau Petrus Pomerol 1987

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The 1987, one of the most backward and full-bodied wines of the vintage, with a tremendous amount of tannic clout, yet excellent underlying power a... Read more

Elegant and silky, with lively one-dimensional tobacco and black olive aromas and flavors. Medium-bodied, with round tannins and forward flavors. V... Read more

Given the past performance of Petrus in vintages such as 1980 and 1984, I would not be surprised to see the rating of the 1987 go up three or four ... Read more

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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
01/17/2009

The 1987, one of the most backward and full-bodied wines of the vintage, with a tremendous amount of tannic clout, yet excellent underlying power and body, remains closed. It is medium to full-... Robert Parker. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 1987 Petrus 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
01/20/2009

Elegant and silky, with lively one-dimensional tobacco and black olive aromas and flavors. Medium-bodied, with round tannins and forward flavors. Very drinkable now.--Pétrus vertical. Drink now through 1994. -JS Wine Spectator. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 1987 Petrus 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
01/22/2009

Given the past performance of Petrus in vintages such as 1980 and 1984, I would not be surprised to see the rating of the 1987 go up three or four points in 5-6 years. This is one of the most ba... Robert Parker. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 1987 Petrus 750ml


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Bordeaux's 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 Bordeaux's finest wines.

Bordeaux's 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 Bordeaux's finest wines.

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