Chateau Petrus  1971 Front Label
Chateau Petrus  1971 Front LabelChateau Petrus  1971 Front Bottle ShotChateau Petrus  1971 Back Bottle Shot

Chateau Petrus 1971

  • RP95
  • WS94
750ML / 0% ABV
Other Vintages
  • JS98
  • WS98
  • RP98
  • V97
  • D97
  • WE96
  • JD95
  • RP100
  • JS100
  • JD99
  • D99
  • WE98
  • WS96
  • RP100
  • JS100
  • WE100
  • D100
  • JD99
  • WS98
  • JS98
  • WE96
  • D95
  • WS95
  • RP93
  • WE95
  • JS94
  • WS92
  • JS98
  • WE97
  • RP96
  • WS96
  • JS100
  • RP100
  • WE98
  • WS97
  • RP100
  • WS99
  • WE99
  • JS99
  • RP97
  • WE97
  • JS94
  • WS93
  • WE97
  • WS94
  • RP93
  • W&S95
  • WS93
  • RP93
  • WS98
  • RP95
  • RP100
  • W&S94
  • JS93
  • WS93
  • RP94
  • RP98
  • RP91
  • WS94
  • WS97
  • RP96
  • WS95
  • RP100
  • WS98
  • WS100
  • RP100
  • WS95
  • WS93
  • RP97
  • WS96
All Vintages
Currently Unavailable $1,999.00
Try the
1,999
1,999
Save $0.00 (0%)
Ships Sat, Jul 18
Limit 0 bottles per customer
Sold in increments of 0
0
Limit Reached
0.0 0 Ratings
My Wine Share
Vintage Alert
Alert me when new vintages are available
Have you tried this? Rate it now
(256 characters remaining)

0.0 0 Ratings
750ML / 0% ABV

Winemaker Notes

Bordeauxs most intensely concentrated, richly flavored and unique red wine. An incredible power, depth and richness yet a remarkable balance with penetrating aromas of ripe mulberry, black currant and fruit and spicy vanilla oak, setting it apart from all Bordeaux finest wines.

Critical Acclaim

All Vintages
RP 95
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
This wine has been seemingly fully mature since the mid- to late seventies. It is a seductive, opulent vintage for Petrus. The color now is a dark garnet with considerable amber at the rim. The incredible nose of Christmas fruitcake intermixed with mocha, jammy kirsch, and black currants is followed by a silky textured, full-bodied, very opulent wine that is still totally intact. The tannins have totally dissipated, and the wine is an unctuous, seductive Petrus that is certainly one of the vintages that is most delicious and compelling. A sensational wine and probably the wine of the vintage.
WS 94
Wine Spectator
This wine is as comfortable as your favorite pair of slippers. Extremely caressing, with wonderfully enticing aromas and flavors of tobacco and violets and a rich, round palate.
View More
Chateau Petrus

Chateau Petrus

View all products
Chateau Petrus, France
Little known 50 years ago, this chateau has seen the rise of a myth about the uniqueness of its wine. The wine’s inimatibility is due to many factors, first of all, an exceptional terroir - 40 meters above sea level, the highest point of the appellation - with a layer of heavy clay soil and an iron subsoil. These are ideal conditions for the expression of the Merlot grape. With such a special terroir, the approach in the vineyard and cellar is traditional and respectful.

The work done in the vineyard is fastidious - severe pruning in the winter, regular ploughing, crop-thinning, de-leafing, manicuring the clusters in the summer - and allows the perfect ripening of the fruit. The grape are manually harvested within two afternoons and sorted before crush.

Fermentation is carried out gently, without any overextraction, in temperature-controlled concrete tanks. The blend, very often pure Merlot, is defined in December and the young wine is aged in 100% new oak barrels.

This property made famous by Madame Edmond Loubat and then by Monsieur Jean-Pierre Moueix, culminates at 130 feet on the plateau of Pomerol. Ets Jean-Pierre Moueix is responsible for the cultivation, vinification and aging as well as the export distribution of Petrus wines.

Image for  content section
View all products
Image for  content section
View all products
JBM30861_1971 Item# 30861

Internet Explorer is no longer supported.
Please use a different browser like Edge, Chrome or Firefox to enjoy all that Wine.com has to offer.

It's easy to make the switch.
Enjoy better browsing and increased security.

Yes, Update Now
Cheers to You!

New customers: $20 off $100+. Code NEW2020

New customers: $20 off $100+. Code NEW2020

There was an error redeeming your code.

*New customers only. One-time use per customer. Order must be placed by 7/31/2020. The $20 discount is given for a single order with a minimum of $100 excluding shipping and tax. Items with pricing ending in .97 are excluded and will not count toward the minimum required. Discount does not apply to corporate orders, gift certificates, StewardShip membership fees, select Champagne brands, Riedel glassware, fine and rare wine, 187ML splits, and all bottles 3.0 liters or larger. No other promotion codes, coupon codes or corporate discounts may be applied to order.

Search for ""

Processing Your Order...