Petrus 1989

Current Market Price: £35,400.00 / 12x75cl
Chateau Petrus, Petrus, 1989

Tasting Notes Petrus 1989

99

Tasted at Benoit restaurant in New York. The Petrus 1989 is a truly awesome Pomerol. Here it has a compelling, multi-dimensional, pristine bouquet with intense red fruit loaded with minerals, faint touches of black truffle and bay leaf, a hint of clove and warm brick. You can feel the warmth of the summer but it possesses quite awe-inspiring delineation. The palate is medium-bodied, the tannins having softened in recent years but still it retains that symmetrical structure and focus that is totally bewitching. Yet it all seems so effortless, so that you almost do not sense that power unless you really focus upon it. The finish fans out with hints of graphite coming through the layers of mellow red and black fruit laced with clove and just a faint hint of peppermint, whilst the finish is virtually endless. This is an extraordinary Petrus. Tasted April 2013.

Neal Martin
Wine Journal Nov 2013
100

This wine is more tightly knit, more tannic, but every bit the blockbuster concentrated effort that its younger sibling, the 1990, is. It seems to need more coaxing from the glass, but the color is virtually identical, a dense ruby/purple with no lightening at the edge. In the mouth the wine cuts a broad swath, with spectacular intensity, richness, massive concentration, and high levels of tannin, yet the wine is fabulously well-delineated and like its sibling, the 1990, has a finish that goes on for nearly a minute. It does not seem to be quite as evolved as the 1990, and my instincts suggest there is a bit more tannin, but both are as prodigious as Petrus can be. Anticipated maturity: 2010-2040. Last tasted, 8/02.

Robert Parker Jr
Bordeaux Book, 4th Edition Jan 2003

Petrus Pricing

Wine Vintage Producer Market price Unit size
Petrus 2018 Chateau Petrus POA 12x75cl
Petrus 2017 Chateau Petrus £30,020.00 12x75cl
Petrus 2017 Chateau Petrus £16,000.00 6x75cl
Petrus 2017 Chateau Petrus £8,000.00 3x75cl
Petrus 2016 Chateau Petrus £34,400.00 12x75cl
Petrus 2016 Chateau Petrus £9,800.00 3x75cl
Petrus 2015 Chateau Petrus £32,420.00 12x75cl
Petrus 2015 Chateau Petrus £8,600.00 3x75cl
Petrus 2014 Chateau Petrus £20,800.00 12x75cl
Petrus 2014 Chateau Petrus £10,900.00 6x75cl
Petrus 2013 Chateau Petrus £20,000.00 12x75cl
Petrus 2012 Chateau Petrus £23,188.00 12x75cl
Petrus 2011 Chateau Petrus £22,000.00 12x75cl
Petrus 2010 Chateau Petrus £30,182.00 12x75cl
Petrus 2009 Chateau Petrus £32,700.00 12x75cl
Petrus 2009 Chateau Petrus £44,850.00 1x600cl
Petrus 2009 Chateau Petrus £17,500.00 6x75cl
Petrus 2009 Chateau Petrus £9,500.00 3x75cl
Petrus 2008 Chateau Petrus £23,900.00 12x75cl
Petrus 2007 Chateau Petrus £22,000.00 12x75cl
Petrus 2006 Chateau Petrus £22,624.00 12x75cl
Petrus 2006 Chateau Petrus £12,200.00 6x75cl
Petrus 2005 Chateau Petrus £32,464.00 12x75cl
Petrus 2004 Chateau Petrus £22,400.00 12x75cl
Petrus 2003 Chateau Petrus £25,500.00 12x75cl
Petrus 2002 Chateau Petrus £22,320.00 12x75cl
Petrus 2001 Chateau Petrus £25,500.00 12x75cl
Petrus 2000 Chateau Petrus £42,144.00 12x75cl
Petrus 1999 Chateau Petrus £23,638.00 12x75cl
Petrus 1998 Chateau Petrus £30,300.00 12x75cl
Petrus 1997 Chateau Petrus £18,600.00 12x75cl
Petrus 1996 Chateau Petrus £20,856.00 12x75cl
Petrus 1995 Chateau Petrus £25,200.00 12x75cl
Petrus 1990 Chateau Petrus £38,015.00 12x75cl
Petrus 1989 Chateau Petrus £35,400.00 12x75cl
Petrus 1986 Chateau Petrus £17,484.00 12x75cl
Petrus 1982 Chateau Petrus £33,480.00 12x75cl