A French blending grape, this grape grows beautifully in our estate, organically grown "1725 Vineyard". Dark & robust with enough acidity to make it food-friendly. Mysterious.
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Suggested aromas: This wine shows ripe dark berry, herbal notes & floral undertones with baked dark berry on the palate, bright acidity & velvety tannins.
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Blend: 75% Petit Verdot, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5%Sangiovese, 5% Syrah
Fermentation: Cool, nine-day fermentation
Time aging in oak: 10 months, French Oak
Finish Alcohol: 14 %
Acid/pH: 3.3 pH
Production: 102 cases
Best time to drink: Drinking beautifully now, and will continue to through 8-10 years from the vintage date.
Vineyard: 1725 Estate Vineyard
Elevation: 6,000 ft
Exposure: South face, good exposure
Soil: Sandy loam
FOOD PAIRING: Dark chocolate, game meat or dishes with bacon.
SILVER MEDAL AWARDED from Great FestWine International (in the Czech Republic).
SILVER MEDAL AWARDED from Finger Lakes International Wine Competition.
Rated 91 Pts. By James Suckling of Wine Spectator