1963 PETRUS 1963

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SoDivin rating

85-89 / 100

Good

1963 PETRUS 1963

Condition Good

Stock : 2 bottles
5 749,00 € tax incl. 4 790,83 € tax excl.
Stock : 2 bottles
5 550,00 € tax incl. 4 625,00 € tax excl.
Stock : 1 bottle
5 400,00 € tax incl. 4 500,00 € tax excl.
Avis d'expert
89 / 100
Autre
Autre
Acker Merrall & Condit, reputable winesellar in New York and Hong Kong
(11-2012)
Our second flight continued with the old and obscure, specifically the 1963 Petrus. Its nose was minty in almost a red way. There were some curds and whey there, along with more red spice. The palate was round and rich but metallic with unripe tannins. There were some pleasant, purple flavors but not much more.
Features
Vintage 1963
Rating 85-89
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Pomerol
Colour Red
Volume 0.75 l
Price More than 300 €
Château Petrus
Country France
Château informations
Petrus
Petrus

The Petrus estate derives its name from a village called "Petrus". Its history is recent and yet this wine is already a legend. Throughout the nineteenth century the area belonged to the Arnaud family. In 1925, a woman from the Libourne region, Ms. Loubat, takes shares in the property. Twenty years later she is the sole owner. Understanding that the wines of the Medoc sell for more than wines of Pomerol, in particular her wines, she did everything she could to take advantage of such a promising terroir.  In a few decades the myth was born. In 1961, Mrs Lacoste and Mr. Lignac, niece and nephew of Mrs. Loubat  inherit the estate.The vineyard is based on the highest hill of the designation, culminating at an altitude of 40 meters. The soil consists mainly of clay which  is well suited to Merlot which constitutes 95% of the plantings. The 12 hectares are the subject of constant work and a constant obsession with détail.  It is thought that Pétrus is more accessible to tasting than  some of its illustrious colleagues..

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