La Fleur-Pétrus 1982

  • La Fleur-Pétrus 1982
  • La Fleur-Pétrus 1982
  • La Fleur-Pétrus 1982
  • La Fleur-Pétrus 1982
Color: 
Red
Year: 
1982
Stock: 
1
Size: 
bottle
Bottle level: 
neck

€ 280,00 exc. sales tax

€ 338,80 inc. sales tax

Safe shipment 100% covered

Provenance: 

Removed from a temperature and humidity controlled wine cellar.

Purchased from a private collector, first owner.

eRobertParker.com © : 89/100

Very inconsistent in over a dozen tastings, this wine has never fully lived up to the expectations I had for it prior to bottling. This was a period when Christian Moueix and his conservative oenologist Jean-Claude Berrouet were, in my opinion, doing entirely too much fining and filtration, often killing much of the texture and flavor in too many wines that tasted great out of cask. Obviously things changed, but we still have great vintages like this that are perplexing and not what they should be. The wine still shows a nice plum, mulberry, herbaceous, coffee-scented nose with some cedar and spice box. In the mouth, it is medium-bodied with surprising acidity and moderate tannin. The finish is a bit short. After tasting through much of a case, and never seeing the wine live up to my expectations, I am convinced now this wine is in decline, somewhat unusual for a well-stored 1982. Bordeaux Book , 4th edition - January 2003

Jancis Robinson © : 18/20

Wine-Spectator © : 96/100

La Fleur-Pétrus

Owner: SC du Château La Fleur-Pétrus

Appellation: Pomerol

Size: 14 hectares

Grape Variety: 80% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc

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