Carl’s Pond Winery 2010 Private Reserve Petit Verdot, Rattlesnake Hills, $25

By on January 11, 2015

carls-pond-winery-private-reserve-petit-verdot-2010-labelKitsap Peninsula winemakers Frank Reale and Gary Sleeger opted to bottle on its own this traditional blending variety, which they sourced from Konnowac Vineyards — an established Yakima Valley site valued by some of the state’s smallest wineries. Aromas of dark boysenberry and pomegranate and coffee lead to a mouthfilling drink of blueberry, Montmorency cherry, tea leaves and slate. Enjoy with well-marbled meats or pork belly.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 15 cases

Alcohol: 12.4%

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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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