2015 Petit Verdot

2015 Petit Verdot

Varietal: 
Petit Verdot
Gallons: 
118
AVA: 
Chalk Hill of Russian River Valley

Windsor Oaks Vineyard 2015 Petit Verdot   Sonoma County, Russian River Valley, Chalk Hill, 118 gal., Alc. 14.9% Lot 15PV34

Luxury quality estate mountain-vineyard Petit Verdot wine from the Chalk Hill AVA. The block is on a cool, windy, western-sloping peak of the Mayacamas range. The vineyard is low yielding with highly concentrated fruit flavors and extremely rich aromatics. All sustainably farmed and handpicked. Some samples available. Small lots are OK.

Lot 15PV34, 118 gal. (59.5% Petit Verdot, 24.7% Cab Franc, 10.7% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2.8% Sangiovese, 2.3% Other) — Intense color, strong fine tannins and lovely dark fruit characters.  Aging in 50% new Demptos French oak (and 50% neutral barrel) that adds complex oak toastiness.