Petit Verdot

  • Grape
  • peh-tee vur-doe

Considered a minor blending grape in Bordeaux, Petit Verdot has shown promise as a single-varietal wine in warmer climates where it makes smooth full-bodied reds.

Full-Bodied Red

Primary Flavors

  • Black Cherry

  • Black Plum

  • Violet

  • Lilac

  • Sage

Taste Profile

  • Body: Full
  • Sweetness: Dry
  • Tannin: High
  • Acidity: Medium
  • Alcohol: 13.5–15% ABV

Handling

  • Serving Temp Room (60–68°F)
  • Glass TypeOversized
  • Decant 1 Hour
  • Ageability10+ years
  • Avg Price $29.00

Food Pairing

A bold and boisterous wine with a shorter finish will do well with roasted meats that have a pungent note, such Cuban style pork or even burgers with blue cheese.

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