2003 Petrus Bordeaux - 95 pts - 750ml

2003 Petrus Bordeaux - 95 pts - 750ml

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2003 Petrus Bordeaux A tiny production and probably the earliest harvest ever at Petrus (September 3, 4 and 17 the latter date for the Cabernet Franc) this is one of the great wines and an extraordinary achievement for a Pomerol in this vintage. It was the famous blue clay terroir of Petrus that saved this vineyard from the drought conditions that undid most of the nearby Pomerols which possess more gravel and sand in their soils. There are only 1650 cases of the 2003 Petrus as opposed to 1780 cases of the 2002 (production in abundant years is 4000 cases). This extraordinarily dense powerful full-bodied wine has a dark plum/purple color to the rim and an exceptional bouquet of black raspberries sweet cherries vanilla licorice and a hint of fig. The wine is powerful and full-bodied with magnificent concentration huge structure yet amazing freshness and overall elegance given the size muscle and power of this wine. Qualitatively towering above every other Pomerol as well as most of the neighboring St.-Emilions it is a wine of great density nobility and potential longevity.RP

Product Details

Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Vintage 2003
Rating 95+ RP
Bottle Size 750 ml
Bottle Quantity 1
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Location Pomerol
Producer Petrus
Color Red
Wine Type

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Rating 95+ RP - 2003 Petrus Bordeaux - 95+ pts! A tiny production and probably the earliest harvest ever at Petrus (September 3, 4 and 17 the latter date for the Cabernet Franc) this is one of the great wines and an extraordinary achievement for a Pomerol in this vintage. It was the famous blue clay terroir of Petrus that saved this vineyard from the drought conditions that undid most of the nearby Pomerols which possess more gravel and sand in their soils. There are only 1650 cases of the 2003 Petrus as opposed to 1780 cases of the 2002 (production in abundant years is 4000 cases). This extraordinarily dense powerful full-bodied wine has a dark plum/purple color to the rim and an exceptional bouquet of black raspberries sweet cherries vanilla licorice and a hint of fig. The wine is powerful and full-bodied with magnificent concentration huge structure yet amazing freshness and overall elegance given the size muscle and power of this wine. Qualitatively towering above every other Pomerol as well as most of the neighboring St.-Emilions it is a wine of great density nobility and potential longevity.RP

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Winery Details

Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Vintage 2003
Rating 95+ RP
Bottle Size 750 ml
Bottle Quantity 1
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Location Pomerol
Producer Petrus
Color Red
Wine Type

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