Wine Petrus, Pomerol AOC, 1976
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Reviews of purchase Petrus, Pomerol AOC, 1976
Wine rich ruby color with brick rim around the edge of the glass.
"Petrus" 1976 has a rich, well-balanced taste, special charm and depth that give ripe, soft tannins. The bouquet complement each other tones of prunes, cherries, sweetish notes of oak, tobacco, truffle and minerals.
Complex aroma reveals notes of ripe cherries, plum and black currant, joined by the tone of charred oak, pepper and spices.
"Petrus" goes well with both the refined French cuisine, such as foie gras, truffles, white veal, as well as more simple dishes of Spanish and Italian food: pasta, hot Neapolitan, chicken in sherry in Spanish and others. As appetizers ideal Gorganzola and other blue cheeses and Parma ham prosciutto.
Exquisite "Petrus" in 1976 - one of the finest vintages, taking fully into account the main characteristics of his great fellow. Sensual fragrance reveals notes of red and black fruit, which perfectly complement the hues of charred oak, spice, tobacco and minerals. Full-bodied and laminated it charms the complexity of fruit and spicy taste, which you can fully enjoy now.
"Petrus" - the legendary wine. Its label scarlet letters emblazoned one word "Petrus" no "Pétrus" as a truly great Lord does not need titles. Touch the glass "Petrus" - a privilege available only to a select. Surrounded by the magical aura of mystery and reverence, "Petrus" is such a demand, the price of a bottle of wine for a good harvest soars to the heavens.
Names Jean-Pierre and Christian Mueksa today are virtually synonymous Pomerol. It is this family has had a huge impact on the entire appellason. Most of the best Pomerol châteaux belongs or is managed by Jean-Pierre Mueksa. In addition, due to this winemaker Pomerol has become known around the world and stood on a par with the great Medoc.
The uniqueness of the "Petrus" - one of the most expensive wines in the world, due to many factors, first of all, the exceptional terroir, the highest point of which is located 40 meters above sea level, and the soil consists of heavy clay and iron. These are ideal conditions for Merlot, from which Petrus is at 95%, was able to reach their full potential. But that's not all, in order to maximize the yield could ripen, the vine is cut very regularly dig in the winter and summer. Grapes harvested by hand, an effort to minimize damage to the berries, and the collection is made in the afternoon and takes about 2 days. After careful sorting of the grapes gently pressed and fermented in temperature-controlled containers. Matured "Petrus" for 21 months only in new French oak barrels, making wine has a soft, rounded taste. With age, "Petrus" is becoming more elegant, getting in a bouquet notes of ripe plums, blackberries and truffles and tobacco. Wine matures very quickly in comparison with other great wines, so buying young "Petrus", its owners after 7-10 years receive a mature, refined wine that, among other things, and bring good dividends.
Annual production wine limited to 30 000 bottles that are already pre-painted on trading houses, so should hurry and replenish their collection as soon as possible, since over time the price may increase by several times. Specifically, "Petrus" in 1982 set a world record - in 2009 it was sold at auction in Hong Kong for 94,000 dollars !!!