Azamor Petit Verdot
Clayey Xisto/ Shale
5,5 g/l 3.61pH
Petit Verdot’s home is in France, is the least known of the Bordeaux varieties which traditionally makes up around 5% of the final blended wines. Petit Verdot is a late maturing grape. Harvested purely on flavour, Azamors 100% Peter Verdot grapes are carefully hand selected and picked before being transported to the winery. Vinified separately in stainless steel tanks of 10 tons for 4 days, starting slowly with a temperature around 21ºC and rising slowly until it reaches 24ºC. Petit Verdot was aged for 12 months in our cellar, 35% in new French oak barrels and 2 years old. The Wine was bottled in August 2019.
Perfect combination for game dishes, venison, partridge, pheasant, rabbit and steak. Works well with Chocolate and typical Portuguese egg desserts.
100% Petit Verdot
With a wonderfully vibrant colour, our Petit Verdot is an elegant red wine with a beautifully delicate fruit aroma, soft fresh fruit flavours and a classic french oak barrel lift. The wine has an excellent length and finishes with soft ripe tannins.
2015 Commended - Sommelier Awards
2014 Silver medal – SWA Sommelier Wine Awards
2011 Silver Medal - Berliner Wien Trophy
2011 Silver Medal - Sommelier Awards
2011 100 top wines – Wine Merchant Awards UK
2011 90 points Wine Enthusiast