1966 PETRUS 1966

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90-94 / 100

Very good

1966 PETRUS 1966

Condition Good

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2 819,00 € tax incl. 2 349,17 € tax excl.
Avis d'expert
93.6/100
Autre
Autre
Cellar Tracker :
(2015)
Ruby color but clean, earthy pencil nose, smooth and elegant in the mouth, still alive showing touch of blackberry. Great bottle great experience
93 / 100
Wine Spectator
Wine Spectator
(2-1991)
Extremely decadent and rich, with masses of thick, earthy chocolate flavors. Very rich yet balanced. Much rounder than most 1966s.--Pétrus vertical. Drink now.
91 / 100
Franck Dubourdieu
Franck Dubourdieu
(2007)
Features
Vintage 1966
Rating 90-94
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Pomerol
Colour Red
Volume 0.75 l
Price More than 300 €
New yes
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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