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(“peh-tee vur-doe”)
Taste: The unique and intriguing flavors of Petit Verdot are herbal and floral notes such as violet, lilac, lavender, sage, and dried herbs.
Style: The wine is dry and full-bodied with high tannin, bold fruit and medium-plus acidity.
Description: Petit Verdot is a full-bodied red wine that originates in southwestern France (in Bordeaux). It is highly desired as a blending grape in red Bordeaux blends because of its plentiful color, tannin and floral aromas of violet. Because Petit Verdot is such a bold wine, it is commonly added in less than 10% of most wine blends.
Food pairings: For meat dishes like Lamb stew, Lamb Chops. Don’t be afraid to use these herbs/Spice’s when cooking a dish, Sage, Rosemary, Mint, Cumin, Anise, Clove, Allspice, Turmeric, Black Pepper, White Pepper. Cheese’s like Grana Padano, Pecorino, Smoked Gouda, Aged Gouda, Aged Cheddar when just wanting to snack.

Benguela Cove Wine Estate