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    Chateau Petrus 1971
    Pomerol
    1vhs, 2ts, 1bn, different importers
    Bottle (4)
    "This is a sensational Petrus that has drunk well since the mid-1970s. Plum/garnet in color with noticeable orange at the rim, the chocolate, mocha, sweet, fruit-scented bouquet is followed by a rich, velvety, full-bodied wine with layers of silky fruit. The 1971 must surely be the wine of the vintage. Light to moderate tannins and high alcohol will continue to preserve this plump, unctuous wine for another decade. This is Petrus at its most seductive." (95pts Robert Parker, Bordeaux Book, 3rd Ed., Jan 1998)

    "This is a sensational Petrus that has drunk well since the mid-1970s. Plum/garnet in color with noticeable orange at the rim, the chocolate, mocha, sweet, fruit-scented bouquet is followed by a rich, velvety, full-bodied wine with layers of silky fruit. The 1971 must surely be the wine of the vintage. Light to moderate tannins and high alcohol will continue to preserve this plump, unctuous wine for another decade. This is Petrus at its most seductive." (95 pts. Robert Parker, Bordeaux Book 3rd Ed., Jan. 1998)


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    March, 2014
    21st-22nd Friday-Saturday
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