2006 Petrus, Pomerol 1x6L

JR16RP96VM93+

¥509,741 / Bottle

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Tasting Notes

Robert Parker – 96

Tasted at Bordeaux Index’s annual 10-Year On tasting in London. The 2006 Petrus now seems to be evolving more slowly than the 2006 Le Pin: the fruit darker with raspberry coulis, mulberry, hints of marmalade and crushed rose petals coming forth. The palate is medium-bodied with fine tannin, gently gripping the mouth and demonstrating admirable weight and complexity. You might almost think there was some Cabernet Franc towards the finish thanks to the subtle peppery notes coming through. It is probably ready to drink now, but the substance here suggests that it will age for another decade and continue to offer pleasure long after. Tasted January 2016. [Neal Martin, 28/09/2017]

Anticipated maturity: 2017-2040

JancisRobinson.com – 16

Tasted blind. Oxidised nose. Big and bold on the palate but no freshness on the nose.  [22/04/2016]

Anticipated maturity: 2012-2025

Vinous – 93+

Bright medium ruby. Reticent but complex nose opened with air to display an almost roasted ripeness to the aromas of dark berries and licorice. Sweet, deep and lush, showing brooding dark berry and black cherry fruit sexed up by an exotic chocolate liqueur quality. A hugely rich but rather inscrutable wine. This was much deeper in pitch than the Trotanoy I tasted next to it, and missing that wine’s ineffable mineral high notes, inner-mouth perfume and impression of harmoniousness. Is this simply too young to assess today? Time will tell. [Stephen Tanzer, 05/01/2009]

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