1964 PETRUS 1964
petrus 1964

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95-100 / 100


1964 PETRUS 1964

Condition Good

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3 420,00 € tax incl. 2 850,00 € tax excl.
Avis d'expert
97 / 100
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate
Deep, dark rubygarnet-colored, with a hint of orange and rust at the edge, the 1964 Petrus offers a huge, smoky, roasted bouquet of jammy fruit, coffee, and mocha. This huge, massively-endowed wine is packed with alcohol, glycerin, and high tannin. There is stupendous extraction of fruit and amazing length. The only criticism is that it is perhaps too big and robust for its own good. Lucky owners of well-stored bottles are advised to cellar it for a few more years. As they say, it's a tough job, but someone's got to do it!
96 / 100
Franck Dubourdieu
Franck Dubourdieu
94 / 100
Wine Spectator
Wine Spectator
A wonderful balance of copious tobacco and olive flavors and silky tannins. This is truly a mouthful, and, without a doubt, the best '64 produced in Bordeaux
Vintage Wine 1964
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Pomerol
Colour Red
Volume 0.75 l
Country France
Château Petrus
Country France
Château informations


The Petrus estate derives its name from a village called "Petrus". Its history is recent and yet this wine is already a legend. Throughout the nineteenth century the area belonged to the Arnaud family. In 1925, a woman from the Libourne region, Ms. Loubat, takes shares in the property. Twenty years later she is the sole owner. Understanding that the wines of the Medoc sell for more than wines of Pomerol, in particular her wines, she did everything she could to take advantage of such a promising terroir.  In a few decades the myth was born. In 1961, Mrs Lacoste and Mr. Lignac, niece and nephew of Mrs. Loubat  inherit the estate.The vineyard is based on the highest hill of the designation, culminating at an altitude of 40 meters. The soil consists mainly of clay which  is well suited to Merlot which constitutes 95% of the plantings. The 12 hectares are the subject of constant work and a constant obsession with détail.  It is thought that Pétrus is more accessible to tasting than  some of its illustrious colleagues..

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