Lot 82

CHÂTEAU PÉTRUS 2010 (2) 100 WA


CHÂTEAU PÉTRUS 2010 POMEROL. THE HARVEST AT PETRUS TOOK PLACE BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 27 AND OCTOBER 12, AND THE 2010 FINISHED AT 14.1% NATURAL ALCOHOL, WHICH IS SLIGHTLY LOWER THAN THE 2009'S 14.5%. THE 2010 REMINDS ME SOMEWHAT OF THE PRE-1975 VINTAGES OF PETRUS, A MONSTER-IN-THE-MAKING, WITH LOADS OF MULBERRY, COFFEE, LICORICE AND BLACK CHERRY NOTES WITH AN OVERLAY OF ENORMOUS AMOUNTS OF GLYCERIN AND DEPTH. STUNNINGLY RICH, FULL-BODIED AND MORE TANNIC AND CLASSIC THAN THE 2009, THIS IS AN AWESOME PETRUS, BUT PROBABLY NEEDS TO BE FORGOTTEN FOR 8-10 YEARS. IT SHOULD LAST AT LEAST ANOTHER 50 OR MORE. 100 WA 2 BTS. PER LOT $7,000 - $8,200




Price Realised: $9120



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