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2017 Petit Verdot

Wine Specs
Vintage
2017
Varietal
Petit Verdot
Harvest Date
10/12/2015
Aging
18 months French oak - 30% new
Fermentation
Bins
Bottling Date
3/30/2016
Residual Sugar
0 g/l
Alcohol %
13.4
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Wine Specs
Vintage
2017
Varietal
Petit Verdot
Harvest Date
10/12/2015
Aging
18 months French oak - 30% new
Fermentation
Bins
Bottling Date
3/30/2016
Residual Sugar
0 g/l
Alcohol %
13.4
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Aromas of dark plum, butterscotch, and cedar. Flavors of coffee, clove and chocolate.
Vineyard Notes
Heavy shale and limestone slopes with south/southeast aspect between 1000'-1200' elevation. Dry farmed using sustainable practices. Limestone rocks are piled under all the vines providing light reflection on to the fruit and warming during the night time hours.
Production Notes
Individual small lot fermentations in bin or tank. Some lots allowed to age on skins after primary fermentation for up to 3 weeks. Aged in French oak for 18 months - 30% new French oak barrels.
Winemaker Notes
2017 was a good growing season in Virginia with consistently warm, dry weather throughout the season. The fruit came in with good phenolics and balanced chemistry. Red fruit came in with small berries, due to the lack water, resulting in rich, tannic wines.
Other Notes
(wine club discount reflected in price. Retail price is $46.50)
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