This wine is made from our hillside block of Petit Verdot.
This wine is made from our hillside block of Petit Verdot. With excellent root stock and clone selections, perfect micro-climate and classic red soil, these Petit Verdot grapes consistently produce wonderfully rich flavors.
Moderate temperatures with no appreciable rainfall throughout the ripening season allowed the grapes to fully develop exceptionally concentrated flavors.
Harvest: October 6th, 2017
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.
Cooperage / Aging: The wine was aged for 20 months in French oak barrels (25% new).
Color: Deep ruby
Aromas: Concentrated blueberry and violet
Palate: Dense black currant and blueberry flavors, full structure with a long fruit finish
Wine Type: Estate Red
Varietal: Petite Verdot
Appellation: Dry Creek Valley Estate
Acid: 0.60 g/100ml
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