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Petit Verdot Wine Green

Petit Verdot is a grape variety that adds depth and character to Bordeaux blends and has gained recognition as a varietal wine in its own right, particularly in regions where it can fully ripen. It is prized for its bold, aromatic, and full-bodied wines that can offer both power and elegance when crafted by skilled winemakers. Petit Verdot wines are known for their aromatic intensity; common aromatic descriptors include dark fruit notes like blackberry, black cherry, and plum, as well as floral hints and sometimes herbal or spicy notes. Flavor-wise, these wines tend to be full-bodied with high levels of tannins and acidity. They often feature flavors of dark fruits, such as blackcurrant, blackberry, and blueberry, as well as earthy and herbal undertones. With aging, these wines can develop additional complexity, including notes of cedar, tobacco, and leather. In Bordeaux, Petit Verdot is traditionally used in small quantities (typically 1-5%) as part of the blend, adding color, structure, and aromatic complexity to wines, especially in the Médoc region. In contrast, some winemakers in warmer regions produce varietal Petit Verdot wines, allowing it to shine on its own. Petit Verdot wines, with their bold flavors and robust structure, pair well with hearty dishes, including grilled and roasted meats, stews, and dishes with strong, savory flavors. They can also be enjoyed with aged cheeses. Petit Verdot wines are known for their aging potential; while they can be enjoyable when young, they often benefit from several years of aging, allowing the tannins to soften and the flavors to integrate and evolve.

Petit Verdot Wine Green

2000 Pounds
Excluding Sales Tax
First harvest expected in late Autumn, 2027
  • Vitis vinifera, late-ripening. Approximately 30 tons will be harvested in 2027.

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