Château Petrus 2009

RRP £2950

In September last year the news was leaked that a 20% stake in Petrus had been sold (almost two years previously) to a Colombian billionaire, in a deal rumoured to value the vineyard at one billion euros. This crowns Petrus – already the king of Pomerol – the most expensive vineyard land ever sold. The 2009 is an example of just why Petrus is so unique: in this hot year, the nose presents a regal, refined, dark-fruit character. The bouquet is one of immense purity. In the mouth, the wine is gentle, at first, then it quite quickly builds to a crescendo of fruity and also floral, perfumed intensity. Not worn on the sleeve like the Le Pin 2009, and still more to reveal perhaps.

Score

Wine Details

Colour

Red

Wine Style

Still

Grape Varieties

Merlot (100%)

Alcohol

14.2%

Bottle size

75cl

Drink dates

2025 - 2050

Origin

Country

France

Region

Bordeaux

Sub-region

St Emilion & Pomerol

Area

Pomerol AOP

Tasting Information

Name of Tasting

Bordeaux 2009

Type of Tasting

Tasting feature

Blind

No

Tasted by

Ella Lister

UK Stockist

Crump, Richmond & Shaw

Great Eastern Fine Wines

Global Stockist

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