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Petrus 1983 (1 BT)

In Bond Available Duty Paid

Estimate:

900 - 1,200 GBP

Lots 304-319: A small but excellent private collection of claret with an outstanding offering of Petrus, the majority directly acquired at the Château by the current owner

Petrus 1983 (1 BT)

Petrus 1983 (1 BT)

Estimate:

900 - 1,200 GBP

Lot sold:

1,375

GBP

Petrus 1983

Pomerol

Good level, label damp stained and cut at bottom right corner, cork slightly depressed

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

1 bt (cn)


Provenance:

 

A SMALL BUT EXCELLENT PRIVATE COLLECTION OF CLARET WITH AN OUTSTANDING OFFERING OF PETRUS, THE MAJORITY DIRECTLY ACQUIRED AT THE CHATEAU BY THE CURRENT OWNER

 

 

LYING IN OCTAVIAN, WILTSHIRE Offered In Bond, available Duty Paid


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