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    Sale 12233

    Fine and Rare Wines from The Avery Family Cellar

    20 October 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 669

    Petrus 2002

    6 bottles per lot

    Price Realised  


    Petrus 2002
    Pomerol, cru exceptionnel
    In original wooden case
    Tasting note: A relatively strong effort for this vintage, but hardly one of the profound examples of Petrus, this wine exhibits a dark plum colour and a somewhat monolithic, foursquare personality with notes of plums, black cherries, liquorice, and some herbs and damp earth. Medium-bodied, muscular, and tannic, but lacking some charm and sweetness, it should age nicely for 12-15 more years and possibly be even better than my score. Readers who buy it should not even attempt opening a bottle for at least 4-5 years. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate 158 (Apr 2005)
    6 bottles per lot

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