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Inkarri

Inkarri
2017 Estate Bottled, Petit Verdot, Luján de Cuyo

Pair this wine with:
Beef Vegetables

Category: Petit Verdot

Date Tasted:
Country: Argentina
Alcohol: 13.5%
Biodynamic, Organically Grown Grapes
Bronze Medal
Recommended
$13.99

Inkarri
2017 Estate Bottled, Petit Verdot, Luján de Cuyo

Pair this wine with:
Beef Vegetables

Category: Petit Verdot

Date Tasted:
Country: Argentina
Alcohol: 13.5%
Black violet color. Aromas of blackberry, menthol, dark chocolate, banana bread, and rose hip with a slightly chewy, sharp, dry-yet-fruity light body and a warming, fast Warheads candy finish with firm tannins and moderate oak flavor. A zingy Petit Verdot for rich meals.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity & Crisp & Lively
Aroma Aroma: blackberry, menthol, dark chocolate, banana bread, and rose hip
Taste Flavor: Warheads candy
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry-yet-Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Hamburger, Steak & Potatoes, Beef Stew
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A zingy Petit Verdot for rich meals.

The Importer

Natural Merchants, Inc.

The Importer
560-A NE F St, Suite 330
Grants Pass, OR 97526
USA
1 530-554-2333

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Petit Verdot

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Serve in a Cabernet Wine Glass
Petit Verdot is a red Bordeaux variety, one of five permitted in a Bordeaux classified wine. It is almost never seen as a stand-alone variety in this region, instead it is a blending component, used primarily to add color to the wine.

The grape's deep, inky purple hue is quite remarkable and perhaps for that reason, it has attracted a handful of producers in California as a stand-alone wine. It is also used in small amounts as a blending grape in certain powerful California reds. The grape is also grown in Chile and Spain.

The flavors are of blackberry, black cherry and plum along with light black spice. Tannins are moderate as is acidity. Pair a Petit Verdot with robust dishes, be it game birds or venison.