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    Chateau Petrus 2000
    Pomerol
    Bottle (11)
    NOTE: The conditions on this lot are incorrectly listed in the print catalog -- the correct conditions are listed above.

    "A prodigious Petrus, this wine has that extra level of intensity and complexity that is monumental...Extremely full-bodied, with great fruit purity, an unmistakable note of underbrush, black truffle, intense black cherries, licorice, and mulberry, the wine seems to show no evidence of oak whatsoever. It has a sumptuous, unctuous texture, plenty of tannin, but also vibrancy and brightness. This is a remarkable wine that seems slightly more structured and massive than the 1998, which comes across as slightly more seamless, as if it were haute couture. This wine needs at least another 5-10 years of cellaring and should age for 50+ years." (100pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #189, June 2010)

    "A prodigious Petrus, this wine has that extra level of intensity and complexity that is monumental...Extremely full-bodied, with great fruit purity, an unmistakable note of underbrush, black truffle, intense black cherries, licorice, and mulberry, the wine seems to show no evidence of oak whatsoever. It has a sumptuous, unctuous texture, plenty of tannin, but also vibrancy and brightness. This is a remarkable wine that seems slightly more structured and massive than the 1998, which comes across as slightly more seamless, as if it were haute couture. This wine needs at least another 5-10 years of cellaring and should age for 50+ years. " (100 pts. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #189, June 2010)


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2011
    16th Thursday
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