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2019 Petit Verdot

2019 Petit Verdot

Silky, blackberry, violet, raspberry, vanilla, black cherry...

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/ 750ml
SKU: 3813
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Our Estate Grown Petit Verdot is truly the oxymoron its name suggests. In the vineyard, the Petit Verdot yields open clusters with tiny berries. Tiny berry size leads to a high ratio of skin to juice contact during the fermentation process which creates a wine that exudes concentrated aromatics of blueberry, blackberry, violet, raspberry, herbs, and a subtle hint of oak-inspired cedar and vanilla. The palate offers fine, silky tannins which give the wine a nice full-textured mouthfeel. A touch of American oak adds complexity with flavors of vanilla and cedar, with baking spice acting as a sideshow to the main act of black cherry, plum, and lilac. Cleansing acidity runs the length of the wine to retain balance and provides a long-lasting finish. Don’t be misled by its name, “Little Big Man”, as this big and bold wine can hold up to most grilled meats. While it drinks well now, this wine will only benefit from some cellaring time. Don’t forget to decant.

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Wine Profile
Other Notes
80% Petit Verdot, 15% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon
Wine Specs
Petit Verdot
Horse Heaven Hills
Vineyard Designation
Destiny Ridge Vineyard
6.0 g/l
Aged 18 months in 15% new French oak, 5% new American oak and 80% neutral oak barrels
Alcohol %

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