95-97 Barrel sample. As always, a class apart, Pétrus is dense but elegant. It has a great combination of power and elegance, superripe fruit and complexity of flavors, but wears all this with such style.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.