Grantwood Winery 2012 Petit Verdot, Walla Walla Valley, $22

By on July 15, 2014

grantwood-winery-logoThe tiny and modest winery in Walla Walla continues its string of success with this barrel of Petit Verdot, typically a blending variety from Bordeaux. Les Collines Vineyard makes for aromas of dark plum, blackberry, Marionberry, toasted filberts, baking spices, plus a twist of lime peel. There’s enjoyable power delivered as blackberry and plum flavors are surrounded by chocolaty tannins. It’s gone on to win a gold medal at the 2015 Pacific Rim International Wine Competition.

Rating: Outstanding!

Production: 28 cases

Alcohol: 14.9%

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Articles authored by Great Northwest Wine are co-authored by Eric Degerman and Andy Perdue. In most cases, these are wine reviews that are judged blind by the Great Northwest Wine tasting panel.

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