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Chateau Petrus Pomerol 1993

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Petrus:
  Château Petrus is one of the world’s most distinguished and prized wines. The winery is located in the eastern portion of Pomerol in the Bordeaux region of France. While Pomerol has never been granted “growth” classification status, Petrus is widely considered on par with other First Growth wines.    It may be hard to fathom, but for the first co... Read more
  Château Petrus is one of the world’s most distinguished and prized wines. The winery is located in the eastern portion of Pomerol in the Bordeaux region of France. While Pomerol has never been granted “growth” classification status, Petrus is widely considered on par with other First Growth wines.    It may be hard to fathom, but for the first couple of centuries of its existence, Petrus was a cheap, hard sell. The estate was under the management of the Arnaud family until 1925, when hotel owner Madame Edmond Loubat acquired sole ownership of the property. With consultation from negociant Jean-Pierre Moueix, they reinvented the entire winemaking process on the tiny 12 hectare vineyard to a precise science and raised the price of the wine to signify its value. Soon demand outweighed supply and one of the world’s first cult wines was born. Today it has a prominent place on the wine lists of the world’s top restaurants and fetches stratospheric numbers at auction houses, especially with older vintages.    With the passing of Madame Loubat in 1961, the entire estate was passed on to Mouiex. His sons Jean-Francois and Christian took over the production and all marketing aspects of the wine. In 2008, Olivier Berrouet, son of Petrus technical director Jean-Claude Berrouet, became principal winemaker.    The vineyard’s location in the highest point of Pomerol is made up of iron-rich clay soil, resulting in fruit with excellent mineral balance and aging potential. Petrus was one of the first vineyards to implement green-harvesting techniques, which keeps yields low and quality high. Before 1960, the wines were a blend of Merlot with a small percentage of Cabernet Franc. Since that time, the wine is now 100% Merlot, with two years’ aging in new oak barrels. Only 2,500 cases are produced in each vintage.  Read less
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Snooth User: Fianchetto
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5.00 5
03/06/2009

Just had "the nerve" to cork that one with same old friend and a visiting French business relation. If you ever wondered why Petrus is so expensive... after drinking it , you simply weep in extacy. Very bold attack with perfect roundness "exit". Masterfully constructed wine. We followed it with a 95 Grand-Puy Ducasse that had the same vein of flavour... but the difference was the "exit". "Now I get it", it's all clear. The 93 Petrus made me feel like I had just graduated highschool. Pierre J Bedard


External Reviews for Chateau Petrus Pomerol

External Review
Source: Luxurious Drinks
11/28/2012

Luxurious Drinks offers you: Wine - red - 1993 - Chateau Petrus Pomerol - Frankreich - Region: Bordeaux - Apellation: POMEROL - Merlot - 750 ml. 93 RP


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
08/15/2012

The 1992 Petrus is clearly one of the two candidates for the wine of the vintage. The normal production of 4,500 cases was severely reduced to only 2,600 cases, resulting in an atypically concentrated, powerful, rich wine with a dark, saturated rub... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 1993 Petrus 1500ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
12/31/2010

After several uninspiring efforts between 1978 and 1988, it is irrefutable that Christian Moueix and his flagship estate, Petrus, have rebounded with a vengeance, producing a bevy of extraordinary wines, even in rain-plagued vintages such as 1992 and... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 1993 Petrus 1500ml



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