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    Chateau Petrus 2005
    Pomerol
    Bottle (2)
    "Inky/ruby/purple-colored with a classic, but tightly wound bouquet of vanillin, cedar, roasted herbs, mulberry jam, black cherries, licorice, and graphite, the full-bodied, powerful, tannic 2005 Petrus is a super-concentrated, backward wine meant for five decades of aging. As excruciatingly tannic as some of the northern Medocs, it requires at least 15 years of bottle age." (96pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #176, April 2008)

    "Offering pure black cherry and blackcurrant fruit, the inky ruby/purple 2005 Petrus is still very young and unyielding, but super-concentrated, powerful, full-bodied and primordial. It is much more backward than the likes of Lafleur, Trotanoy or Hosanna. Nevertheless, it is super-rich, extracted, beautifully balanced and pure. Forget it for another 10-15 years, and drink it over the following half-century. This may well be among the longest-lived wines of 2005." (97+ pts. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #219, June 2015)


    Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2012
    14th-15th Thursday-Friday
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