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Petit Verdot

2014 Petit Verdot
SpofFord Station Vineyard
OR - Walla Walla Valley
Size: 750ml

$30.00 

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Percentage is 93% Petit Verdot, 7% Sangiovese. Hint of leather and boysenberry truffle on the nose. A distinct piquancy of Huckleberry and other dark berries, ripe plums rich on the palate making this wine an ideal companion to Spicy Thai Foods, Lamb, and Bold Sausages.

Details

Total Cases: 107
Harvest Dates: October 2014
Bottling Date: April 2016
Release Date: November 2016

Average Degree Brix:
Titratable Acidity: g/L
pH at Bottling:
Alcohol Level: 15.4000%

Blend/Composition: 93% Petit Verdot, 7% Sangiovese
Fermentation:
Aging: Drink now, age 3-5 years
Racked:

Taste & Character

Ageability: Medium (3-5 years)

Winemaker's Notes

Petit Verdot is traditionally used to add jamminess to Bordeaux wines and lower the acid in these blends.We had to actually add a little Sangiovese to bring up the acid and add some depth to the mid-palate, and it has paid off in spades!

Awards & Ratings

  • Seattle Wine Awards 2017 — Double Gold
  • Cascadia Wine Competition 2017 — Silver Medal
  • Walla Walla AVA Awards — Silver Medal

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