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2016 Petit Verdot

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$52.09
 
SKU: 229068-16
Wine Specs
Vintage
2016
Varietal
Petit Verdot
Appellation
Similkameen Valley
Vineyard Designation
Corcelettes Estate Vineyard
Harvest Date
October 30, 2016
Aging
18 months in French oak barrels
Bottling Date
June 15, 2018
Residual Sugar
1.4g/L
Alcohol %
14.2
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
"The price on this struck me as being a little ambitious until I dug a little deeper, uncovering its exclusive nature. Coming from just under a half acre of plantings, this Petit Verdot grown in stemwinder soils is the epitome of a limited release: only three small barrels were made, which translates to just 70 cases of unfiltered, handcrafted deliciousness. There’s an elegance here, with violets and dusty cocoa on the nose, then truffles, stewed raspberries, cherries, and currants on the palate. Although the tannins are well-placed, the wine’s structure is that of a bottle maybe a couple years older, a little more ready to drink. Perhaps it’s the limestone-rich soils, but there’s a liveliness of structure here, crushed rocks and brilliant acidity rising to the surface." - Kurtis Kolt, The Georgia Straight
Vineyard Notes
100% Corcelettes Estate Vineyard, Stemwinder soil, Similkameen Valley.
Production Notes
Harvested by hand, unfined and unfiltered.
Food Pairing Notes
Osso Buco Milanese, hands down our favorite! On the vegetarian side grilled portabello mushrooms or eggplant veggie dishes are great.
Production
70 cases crafted.
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