2014 Petit Verdot

 Appellation

Walla Walla Valley

Vineyards

McClellan Estate Vineyard, Anna Marie Vineyard, Dugger Creek Vineyard

Fermentation

Small open top stainless steel fermenters. The cap was gently punched down by hand three times per day. After gently pressing, the young wine was transferred to French oak barrels to complete fermentation.

Aging

21 months in French oak barrels, 60% new

Tasting Notes

Dark and robust, this Petit Verdot displays highly perfumed aromas of cola, Bing cherry, musky vanilla, and dried herbs.  Black cherry, plum, violets and sage notes are lush and balanced on the palate.  The long, spicy finish adds to the complexity and enjoyment of this unique wine.

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