2014 Petit Verdot

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Winemaking Notes

After harvest, the grapes were destemmed and cold soaked for two days to capture intense color. Fermentation occurred in stainless steel tanks for up to 11 days at a maximum temperature of 90°F. Throughout fermentation, we performed several rack and returns for optimal extraction of color and flavor. This wine saw both French and American oak for 18 months to create well-integrated flavors and a rich mouthfeel.

Tasting Notes

Rich and full-bodied, our Petit Verdot begins with intense aromas of black currant, with a hint of violets  On the palate, this wine has a huge structure with firm tannins and ripe dark fruit flavors of blackberry that are well-complemented by notes of cigar, licorice and cocoa. 

Varietal Content:  91% Petit Verdot, 6% Cabernet Franc, 3% Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation:  Columbia Valley
Alcohol Content:  14.2%