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STONERIVER'S

PETIT VERDOT 2018

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Aromas of blackberries and red currants, flavors of buttery caramel and spice, and a soft sensual texture.

WINE

 

VINTAGE: 2018  

APPELLATION: Rogue Valley (AVA), Oregon

AGING: 16 months, new french oak

CHEMISTRY: pH 3.89; TA 6.6 g/lt

ALCOHOL: 14.6%

RESIDUAL SUGARS: 0.7%

GRAPES/HARVEST
VARIETAL: 100% Cabernet Franc

CLONE: FPS 13

ROOT STOCK: 101-14

CERTIFIED: LIVE Sustainable

HARVESTED: 2 October 2018

HARVEST BRIX: 25.9

BOTTLING
PRODUCTION: 262 Cases

 

BOTTLED: 16 May 2018

 

RELEASED: 23 Feb 2019

TTB LABEL ID: 9/16/2016

UPC: 9/16/2016

AWARDS & WINE SCORES

 

2019 WINE PRESS NW 21st Annual Platinum Judging

PLATINUM

 

2020 West Coast Wine Competition (East Meets West)

​​GOLD | 90 Pts

 

 

 

 

 

ABOUT PETIT VERDOT

 

PRONUNCIATION: 

kab-er-nay fronk

HISTORY: 

Cabernet Franc is the parent grape of both Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. Complex reds result, with aromas of raspberry, bramble, and bell pepper (pyrazines).

PRIMARY FLAVORS

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STRAWBERRY

RASPBERRY

BELL PEPPER

CRUSHED GRAVEL

CHILLI PEPPER

 

FOOD PAIRING

 

Higher acidity makes it possible to pair Cabernet Franc with tomato-based dishes, vinegar-based sauces (smoky BBQ anyone?), or rich legumes like black beluga lentils.