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Why is Petrus Pomerol so expensive?

Why is Petrus Pomerol so expensive?

source. Passionate customers of the wine admire the quality and rarity that drinking Petrus offers them, pushing up the already high demand. Raw passion is what drives these prices so high- and justifiably so.

Who owns La Fleur Petrus?

Jean-Pierre Moueix
Chateau La Fleur Petrus

Listed Wines La Fleur Petrus
Owner Établissements Jean-Pierre Moueix
President Christian Moueix
Annual Production ​(Grand Vin) 45,000 cases
Classification AOC Pomerol

What grape is Petrus?

Merlot grapes
“Petrus is a made almost entirely of Merlot grapes grown in Bordeaux’s right bank Pomerol appellation. Although never officially classified, the chateau has long been considered on par with the First Growths from the left bank.

What is Petrus Pomerol?

Pétrus is a Bordeaux, France, wine estate located in the Pomerol appellation near its eastern border to Saint-Émilion. A small estate of just 11.4 hectares (28 acres), it produces a red wine entirely from Merlot grapes (since the end of 2010), and produces no second wine.

How much is a bottle of Petrus?

Pétrus leads a duo of Pomerol estates in extreme prices, along with Le Pin, that rank consistently among the world’s most expensive wines. Indeed, a 750ml bottle of Pétrus wine is priced at an average of $2,630.

Can you visit Chateau Petrus?

3) First rule : more the winery is famous, more it is difficult to visit. Forget about the first growth as Cheval Blanc, Yquem, Margaux, Lafite & Latour, Petrus, they do not use to welcome visitors. If you want to visit your favorit wineries, do not hesitate to contact them even 2-3 month ahead.

What grape is Pomerol?

Merlot is the dominant grape in Pomerol and plays a large part in making the wines rich, smooth and approachable at an early age, while also being capable of extended aging. Cabernet Franc is also often present, adding structure and an element of savory spice.

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