Petrus 1996

Current Market Price: £20,856.00 / 12x75cl
Chateau Petrus, Petrus, 1996

Tasting Notes Petrus 1996

92

Proprietor Christian Moueix's 1996s have turned out well in the bottle. The 1996 Petrus is a big, monolithic, foursquare wine with an impressively opaque purple color, and sweet berry fruit intermixed with earth, pain grille, and coffee scents. Full-bodied and muscular, with high levels of tannin, and a backward style, this wine (less than 50% of the production was bottled as Petrus) will require patience. It is a mammoth example. Anticipated maturity: 2010-2035

Robert Parker Jr
Wine Advocate #122 April 1999
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Served blind at the “Antique Wine Company” Left vs. Right Bank tasting, I was disappointed with this wine (albeit from a challenging vintage for the Pomerolais.) If I could sum it up, it is like a Petrus with a flat tyre and so no matter how hard it tries to pedal, it does not go anywhere. There is a palpable flatness to the nose that is denuded of fruite, whilst the palate has a rather stern entry, gritty tannins and a dry, slightly mean finish. It is by no means a poor wine, but it is a disappointing Petrus even taking into account the challenging growing season, so my advice is stick to the infinitely superior 1995. Tasted November 2011.

Neal Martin
Wine Journal Mar 2012

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