Recusant Cellars

2016 Petit Verdot

intense, complex,

About this wine

100% Petit Verdot - Vine to bottle, this is an unblended Petit Verdot. Our signature 2016 Petit Verdot offers ethereal aromas of black currant and cherries. It presents intense flavours of velvety smooth tannins and hints of buttery oak to delight the mid-palate, with a nice, lingering finish. All this comes together in a deep, rich, inky purple wine.

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Price per bottle

$35.00


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Meet the Winemaker

Jason Merriman

Winemaker

Recusant Cellars

The winemaker for Recusant Cellars is Jason Merriman. Before farming, Jason earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and a Master of Science degree in Chemistry from WSU Tri-Cities. In the course of his studies, he surveyed the water and soil ecologies of the local area considerably, and armed with that research, he was able to recognize good land when he saw it. Jason also has a firm foundation in microbiology and chemistry, and he worked in the wine industry for various prestigious vintners at Chateau St. Michelle, Woodward Canyon, and Canoe Ridge. He now uses this accumulation of knowledge and experience to craft wines that are true to their natures and to the beautiful Columbia River Valley.

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