2020 Chateau Petrus

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Type of Wine Red
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Pomerol
Winery Château Petrus
Vintage 2020
Grape Merlot
Content (Alc) 0.75 ltr (13.5%)
Drink window 2028 - 2075
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The 2020 Petrus has retained its opaque purple-black color after bottling, heralding the seemingly frozen glacial pace at which this wine continues. It opens very reluctantly, requires a lot of air with powerful rolling and after some hours this giant of a wine wakes up. As it finally unfolds, it slowly turns into a powerful, fantastically clean nose of preserved plums, blackberry preserves and blueberry compote, followed by nuances of molten licorice, dark chocolate, black truffles, iron ore and, later still, floral notes of lilac and rose oil. On the palate the wine is tight, muscular with many, many layers of perfectly ripe black and blue fruit, exotic spices and earthy notes for which words simply fail. It will take a good 8-10 years to get going, then it is very likely to outlive us all, but you should be sure to drink these before you go.

This Petrus also comes directly from the Chateau. We always buy all our wines from importers or chateaus so that authenticity can be checked and that we are sure that these wines are always stored in good conditions .

Drinking Window: 2028-2070 - 100/100 Parker & Suckling

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Type of Wine Red
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Pomerol
Icons Icon France
Winery Château Petrus
Grape Merlot
Biological certified No
Natural wine No
Vegan No
Vintage 2020
Drinking as of 2028
Drinking till 2075
Alcohol % 13.5
Alcohol free/low No
Content 0.75 ltr
Oak aging Yes
Sparkling No
Dessert wine No
Closure Cork
Parker rating 100
James Suckling rating 100
Tasting Profiles Earthy, Complex, Dry, Aged on wood, Powerful, Red fruit, Flexible, Tannines
Drink moments Indruk maken, Lekker luxe, Open haard
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