Petrus 1979

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Tasting Notes and Scores

Wine Advocate

I remember how stunning the 1979 Petrus was from cask, but it has never lived up to its early potential. Even from an Imperial, the 1979 Petrus is a lean, compact, tannic, hard, austere wine lacking the richness and charm of the vintage’s top Pomerols. The color was a healthy medium ruby. While the wine does not possess the vegetal overtones of the 1978, it leaves a great deal to be desired. Anticipated maturity: Now-2010. Last tasted, 12/95. - Robert PArker (Wine Advocate #103, February 1996)

Jancis Robinson

Bright ruby. Quite marked acidity. Medium concentration. Fresh, vibrant fruit with the scent of tea leaves. Sinewy, without the opulence of a great Petrus. Tight finish but some persistence.