Begin Your Search
Other Wines from this Producer and Vintage
WineAccess Travel Log
Read stories from the world's greatest wine trails.
More About This Wine
Chateau Petrus, from a prime vineyard on well-drained clay soil atop the Pomerol plateau, has for decades stood as the world's greatest example of Merlot. Petrus's rise to the top, however, was rather meteoric, happening all at once in the second half of the 20th century.
95 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - July/August 2002
($1200-$1,950) Full, deep red. Flamboyant aromas of red berry liqueur, earth, truffle and exotic woodsmoke. Hugely sweet and fat, with great ripeness and opulence and marvelous chewy depth. Finishes with huge but ripe tongue-dusting tannins and fabulous persistence. Drink 2005 to 2025.
100 Points | Wine Spectator
100 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate
Your Rating & Review
1 Member RatingAverage Member Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars