1996 Pétrus

Red Bordeaux Blend

  • France
  • Bordeaux
  • Libournais
  • Pomerol

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Community Tasting Note

  • rexmerlot wrote: 93 points

    January 1, 2022 - Been holding on to this wine for years to have on a special occasion. Beautiful ruby in colour. Notes of red fruit and floral. Very elegant tannins. Great wine, would I pay this again, probably not. Maybe my palate is not refined enough.

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  • darrenv commented:

    1/12/22, 5:51 PM - That's too bad. I wish you found it wonderful. My regular wine buddy drank a DRC this past summer and he said it too was sadly not worth the price nor the wait. He had it with a friend and they also opened a Kettle Valley "Hayman" pinot and they both enjoyed it much more!

  • rexmerlot commented:

    1/14/22, 8:29 AM - Not sure what I was expecting, but I am finding that there are so many great wines in the world, that I am not sure you can ever justify the price for wines like this. Still fun to drink, but when you buy, you buy for other reasons than just enjoying the wine.

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