STYLE: Petit Verdot
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This black grape variety ripens later than Cabernet Sauvignon and when fully ripe produces very rich and tannic wines that can be aged for long periods. This is a difficult grape to ripen but can be a tremendous addition to Bordeaux style blends or Meritage. Petit Verdot has very thick skins and is quite resistant to rot.Origin:
Petit Verdot is native to Bordeaux but is not planted to any great extent there.
Blend with varieties that need structure.
4028 - Red (formerly Chateau Red™)
4244 - Italian Red (formerly Chianti™)
4267 - Summationa Red (formerly Bordeaux™)