2018 CAPERCAILLIE Petit Verdot

2018 Capercaillie Petit Verdot

The Petit Verdot was produced from our 2 acres of estate grown fruit at Capercaillie vineyard. This French variety is one of only a few small parcels grown in the Hunter Valley.


Vintage 2018
90 points AUSTRALIAN WINE COMPANION

“From an 0.8ha block. Capercaillie says it is ‘displaying medicinal cherry, sarsaparilla and cherry cola on the nose. Unique aged honeycomb, hazelnut and candied raspberries’. I couldn’t compete with that.”

 

James Halliday

Published 01 August 2020


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2018 CAPERCAILLIE Hunter Valley Petit Verdot

The Petit Verdot was produced from our 2 acres of estate grown fruit at Capercaillie vineyard. This French variety is one of only a few small parcels grown in the Hunter Valley.

Hand-picked on the 8th March, matured in French oak barrels for 14 months. Displaying medicinal cherry, sarsaparilla and cherry cola on the nose. Unique aged honeycomb, hazelnut and candied raspberries dominate with silky, soft tannin on the finish. Enjoy now or carefully cellar for a short term.

  • Alc/Vol 12.5%
  • Wine of Australia
  • 7.4 Standard Drinks
  • Fined with milk products, traces may remain
  • Preservative (220) added

 

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