2019 Brecon Petit Verdot

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2019 Brecon Petit Verdot
2019 Brecon Petit Verdot

Like the lumen sucking darkness I once immersed myself in a lava cave in Iceland. Darkness you can absolutely chew on! OK, perhaps the chewy bit might be related to the wonderfully ripe tannins from this single vineyard expression. Amazingly, sunny Paso Robles can take some of these lesser known varieties to new dizzying heights. Bright velvety fruit, bags of varietal character, fantastic structure, and excellent mid palate fruit weight. No need to go Icelandic volcano watching to warm your tootsies. This Petit Verdot pairs perfectly with any mildy chilly or blustery evening.

 

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Production notes
Might as well have put these barrels in a cave and forgotten about them, as this is effectively what we did to this wine in winemaking terms. Isolating them, so we could see what the underlying fruit was really like from these youthful vines. Having been more than suitably impressed. The quality necessitated diverting the new oak barriques of the somewhat larger original lot to this single vineyard offering.
Vintage2019
Varietal Composition100% Petit Verdot Brecon

AppellationPaso Robles Adelaida
Acid0.59g/100ml
PH3.79
AgingDrink Now - 2032
Residual Sugar0.07g/100ml
Alcohol15.20%
Volume750 ml
Bottling Date08/23/2021
Cases Produced210

Back in the mysteries of time, our winemaker produced one of the highest scoring Petit Verdot’s ever. Budwood from those vines was planted on the Brecon Home ranch in 2015.  What you are seeing here is the fruition of this vision. The first micro bottling of Brecon’s Estate Petit Verdot.

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