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    Sale 12233

    Fine and Rare Wines from The Avery Family Cellar

    20 October 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 210

    Petrus 1966

    2 bottles per lot

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    Petrus 1966
    Pomerol, cru exceptionnel
    Corroded capsules. Badly bin-soiled and damaged labels. Levels: one base of neck and one top-shoulder
    Tasting note: Well, I suppose this is the style of wine they all try to imitate. But I must admit, it was enormously impressive, from a ‘hefty’ cask sample in 1967, followed by some impressive tastings in the 1980’s. Deep, the wine’s extract almost visible it is so thick looking. And equally rich nose, almost malty yet developing a lovely fragrance. Sweet, full-bodied, yet tannic. Made as if the grapes had not been pressed but allowed to drip their sugar-laden juice. Last tasted April 1990 ***** M.B.
    2 bottles per lot

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