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Auction Name: 2019 June 21 - 22 Fine & Rare Wine Signature Auction - Beverly Hills

Lot Number: 286

Shortcut to Lot: HA.com/5433-286

Chateau Petrus 1975
Pomerol
hs, lbsl, oxc
Bottle (1)


"One of the most rustic and powerful Petrus of the last 25 years, this wine still has a murky garnet/plum/purple color, a gorgeous nose of overripe black cherries, mocha, caramel, chocolate, and a hint of iron and blood. Full-bodied, super-concentrated, with massive tannin and extract, this behemoth Petrus can be enjoyed but still seems another 5-10 years away from maturity. It is certainly a 50-70 year wine, with exquisite concentration and intensity…" (98+ pts. Robert Parker, Bordeaux Book 4th Ed., Jan. 2003)

"The 1975 Petrus reveals a youthful, rustic, brutally powerful style, with an opaque garnet/ruby/purple color, and an emerging nose of over-ripe black-cherries, mocha/chocolate, and truffles. Extremely full-bodied, ferociously tannic, but awesomely concentrated, the 1975 Petrus can be drunk, provided readers have a penchant for slightly uncivilized wines. This behemoth Petrus (the last made in this style) is at least a decade away from full maturity. It is potentially a 50 year wine, with exquisite concentration and intensity." (98 pts. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #103, Feb. 1996)

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