Petrus 1983 (12 BT)
u. 5bn, 6vts, 1ts, 1 label with 1 very small stain, 1 very slightly wrinkled, 1 slightly creased at corner, labels cut alongside bottom edge, 1 capsule cut to reveal vintage embossed chateau cork, capsules slightly worn, 1 slightly nicked around collar, 2 showing slight signs of corrosion
In 2019, another view of this wine confirms how exciting it is, luscious, thick and opulent and as dense as its colour. A magnificent nose of spicy depth, a wine of its time - and I often yearn for this. A fabulous blackcurrant/liquorice taste that enfolds the palate, with that finish of roasted cumin. If Petrus had a voice, it would be the purring bass of Kurt Moll! Once again, this wine is an extraordinary manifestation of Merlot. Serena Sutcliffe, MW
12 bts (cn)
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