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- Parker score 93/100
INFORMATION OF INTEREST Ch. Petrus 2004
Colour: Bright, clean, deep ruby red with purple hues.
Aroma: Multiplicity aromas of blackberry, plum, smoked meat, leather and mocha are both vibrant and a bit wild. The nose shows a great power and intensity with a touch of spicy complexity.
Taste: Its delicacy gives it a feminine point in his step in mouth makes it sensual. Rich, soft, very vigorous and meaty with a period full of fat and full-bodied texture, a large amplitude at the end. The tannins are sweet, but firm and serious, giving the wine exceptional grip. Vigorous, but with length and balance.
Its evolution will mark the way forward to combine with the best dishes, but certainly its delicacy and uniqueness make it an undisputed accompanying meat dishes gourmets, big game and the best cheeses.
Pétrus wines seem to deserve all the superlatives attributed to them and almost mystical devotion to wine enthusiasts. This is a unique wine, the more concentrated and rich Pomerol. However, despite its power, the secret of Pétrus greatness lies in its remarkable balance and its penetrating aroma, which differ not only from other Pomerols but also of all other wines.
This unique personality is due to the nature of the soil of its vineyards. Both the surface and subsurface clay predominates, contrary to all its neighbors with an abundance of sand. The vines are very old, thanks in part to Mr. Loubat (the owner) refused to start the vineyard after the disastrous frost of 1956 and waited patiently for the strains were recovered.
Jean-Cleaude Berrouet, one of the world's most renowned winemakers in charge of winemaking. When the best grapes are picked in the best conditions with controlled yields and fermentation is completed, it imposes a strict selection of the best wines to be mixed to achieve the Pétrus. Often more than half the wine is rejected, in use in children generic wines.