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2017 Petit Verdot

2017 Petit Verdot
Curtis Vineyard

To issue 100% Petit Verdot is to experience the singular lushness of this grape: to measure through the levels of fruit and tannin, to take in the depth from sip to swallow. Petit Verdot is a small, dark berry at ripening, which has found success in the warm climate of Curtis Vineyard in Foxen Canyon. 

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SKU: 36117
Wine Specs
Vintage
2017
Vineyard Designation
Curtis Vineyard
Harvest Date
October 16, 2017
Sugar
24.9 Brix
Acid
.71
pH
3.41
Bottling Date
July 10, 2019
Residual Sugar
Dry
Alcohol %
14.7
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Petit Verdot is one of the five noble grapes of Bordeaux. it is known for its rich color and deep, dark fruit. The 2017 Petit Verdot has dense flavors of plum, violets and mocha, layered over tart cherry and blueberry. Strong tannins are tamed by appealing dark berry fruit on the finish.
Vineyard Notes
100% Curtis Vineyard; Santa Ynez Valley AVA
Production Notes
17 barrel lot; 3 new French oak; 414 cases produced
Winemaker Notes
Curtis Vineyard is located five miles north of Los Olivos at the beginning of Foxen Canyon. This is a warm part of the Santa Ynez Valley which produces excellent red wine. Drought conditions intensified the dark, saturated, fruit-forward wine.
Food Pairing Notes
Chinese duck; Vietnamese spring rolls; Prime Rib