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Petit Verdot 2018 Dry Creek Valley

Petit Verdot 2018 Dry Creek Valley

Michel-Schlumberger's well-drained benchland soils set the stage for our Petit Verdot grapes to develop into a wine with wonderful layers of dark fruit flavor, finely-integrated tannins and an opulent finish.

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$45.00
/ 750ml
SKU: PVM182
Wine Specs
Vintage
2018
Varietal
Petit Verdot
Appellation
Dry Creek Valley
Vineyard Designation
Michel-Schlumberger Estate
Harvest Date
10/16/18
Sugar
Average brix: 25.7
Acid
0.64 g/100ml
pH
3.79
Aging
Aged for 24 months in French oak barrels (25% new).
Fermentation
The grapes were crushed into small fermenters. After cold-soaking for three days to extract rich color, the must fermented on the skins for three weeks to obtain a richly extracted wine.
Bottling Date
11/19/2020
Alcohol %
14.8
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
This Petit Verdot has a beautiful deep ruby color, concentrated blueberry and violet nose, and dense black currant and blueberry flavors, full structure and a long fruit finish.
Vineyard Notes
This wine is made from our hillside block of Petit Verdot. With excellent rootstock and clone selections, perfect microclimate and classic red soil, these Petit Verdot grapes consistently produce wonderfully rich flavors.
Food Pairing Notes
Enjoy this wine with aged or smoked cheeses, braised short ribs, grilled lamb chops, or hearty mushroom stew.

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