Petit Verdot ("peh-tee vur-doe") is a full-bodied red wine that originates from Southwestern France (in Bordeaux). It is commonly used as a blending grape in the classic Bordeaux blend.
Bonny Doon Vineyard A Proper Claret - Legit
Reverse Wine Snob reviews the Bonny Doon Vineyard A Proper Claret, a properly tart and tasty Cab based blend. Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Tannat, Syrah, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petite Sirah from California. Highly Recommended.
Petit Verdot is variety of red grape, used in classic Bordeaux blends.Ripens much later than other Bordeaux varieties.Added in small amounts add tannin, color/flavor to the blend. It has attracted attention among winemakers in the New World, where it ripens more reliably and has been made into single varietal wine. It is also useful in 'stiffening' the mid palate of Cabernet Sauvignon blends. When young its aromas likened to banana and pencil shavings.Tones of violet/leather develop as…
Chateau Clerc Milon (2011) Displays a strong tobacco leaf edge from the start, along with smoke and singed balsam wood notes, all weaving around a core of dark plum and black cherry fruit. A touch firm in the end right now, but shows very good range. WS 54% Cabernet Sauvignon, 37% Merlot, 7% Cabernet Franc, 1% Petit Verdot, and 1% Carmenere. $120 [Vote: http://www.snooth.com/awards/?v=7999817]
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