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Petit Verdot

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


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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.


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
Aging: Drink now, age 3-5 years

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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