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Red Wine / France / Bordeaux / Pomerol AOC / 14 % vol / 100% Merlot
Ranked by our clients in the TOP 100 Bordeaux

PETRUS 2008

0,75 L Red Wine / France / Bordeaux / Pomerol AOC / 14 % vol / 100% Merlot

"A wine of great intensity, deep, unctuously textured, full-bodied and pure." Robert Parker
Petrus is undoubtedly the most prestigious wine of the Pomerol appellation. Petrus is a rich, round and velvety wine. Although very concentrated, with fleshy and opulent fruit, the wine of Pétrus is distinguished by an incredible harmony and persistence. This vintage is indeed a wine of great intensity, perhaps the most concentrated wine of the vintage, with a dark purple color and a sweet perfume of mocha, caramel, black cherries, cassis, earth, and underbrush. It has a deep, unctuous, full-bodied texture and great purity on the palate. Another magnificent Petrus, on a par with the greats!
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PETRUS 2008
  Wine type
Fine wine
  Vintage
2008
  Grape Variety
100% Merlot
  Character
Powerful and generous red wine
  Style
Powerful
  Service Temperature
16-18°C
  Service
Decant into carafe 1h earlier
  Storage instructions
To drink or to store in cellar
  To drink until
2045
  Food and wine matching
Charcuterie, Red meat, Poultry, Game meat, Cheese


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PETRUS

By itself, the name of Petrus is a legend! Throughout the 19th century the estate belonged to the Arnaud family. In 1925, a Libournaise, Ms. Loubat, took shares in the property. Twenty years later, she is the sole owner. Not admitting that Médoc wines sell for more than Pomerols and in particular hers, she does everything to take advantage of such a promising terroir. In a few decades the myth was born. In 1961, Ms. Lacoste and Mr. Lignac, niece and nephew of Mme Loubat, inherited the estate. More recently, Jean-Pierre Moueix, trader and traditional partner of the Château, bought Mr. Lignac's shares and runs the property with Ms. Lacoste.

Domaine noté ★★★ - Domaine d'Excellence - Guide des Meilleurs Vins de France
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