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The scoop on Petit Verdot

Tell me about Petit Verdot

Spring of 2019 we plan to round out our Bordeaux varietals with a planting of Petit Verdot. Here is what you can look forward to. Petit Verdot is a full-bodied red wine that originates in southwestern France (in Bordeaux). It is highly desired as a blending grape in red Bordeaux blends because of its plentiful color, tannin and floral aromas of violet. The wine is also sometimes produced as a single-varietal wine. Petit Verdot offers up aromas of mostly black fruit flavors ranging from plum, blackberry and blueberry to slightly lighter black cherry. The unique and intriguing flavors of Petit Verdot are herbal and floral notes such as violet, lilac, lavender, sage, and dried herbs. We plan to oak age this wine to soften it and add flavors of vanilla, hazelnut and mocha

Post By:   Allison VanArnam