This smooth and sexy PV includes 20% Cabernet Sauvignon. But for Petit Verdot, it is remarkably accessible. The tannins are reined in, the color a deep garnet, the nose loaded with violets, chocolate and cassis.
Paul Gregutt is a Contributing Editor for Wine Enthusiast magazine, a founding member of the magazine’s Tasting Panel, and reviews the wines of Oregon and Canada. The author of the critically-acclaimed Washington Wines & Wineries—The Essential Guide, he consulted on the Pacific Northwest entries in current versions of The World Atlas of Wine and The Oxford Companion to Wine.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.