Petit Verdot

Petit Verdot is a late ripening grape that needs extra hang time to reach optimal maturity. In France where the growing season can be limited due to rains or cold weather, Petit Verdot is not typically bottled on its own — rather used for blending by the famed first growth Chateaux for color and intensity. However, with Napa’s long, steady growing season, this unique wine is able to fully ripen, showcasing a full array of aromas and flavors. This wine’s bouquet hints of spice, blueberry, and pencil shavings with strong tones of violets and leather as it matures.