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St. Supéry Vineyards Petit Verdot Napa Valley 2006

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Jet black and dense with an enormous core of white pepper and spice, this estate grown 2006 Petit Verdot is outstanding. Aromas of blackberry and truffle are found just below the surface while ripe blackberries, cloves and plum explode on the palate. The tannins are soft and round, producing an incredibly long finish.

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St. Supery Estate Vineyards & Winery:
St. Supéry Estate Vineyards & Winery is a family owned, sustainably farmed, estate winery in Napa Valley, California, with more than 515 acres of certified Napa Green and California Sustainable Winemaking vineyards. St. Supéry Estate specializes in Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Sauvignon. Its award-winning wines are available from local retailers, at restaurants, at the ... Read more
St. Supéry Estate Vineyards & Winery is a family owned, sustainably farmed, estate winery in Napa Valley, California, with more than 515 acres of certified Napa Green and California Sustainable Winemaking vineyards. St. Supéry Estate specializes in Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Sauvignon. Its award-winning wines are available from local retailers, at restaurants, at the winery in Rutherford and online from St. Supéry Estate’s website.  Members of the St. Supéry Estate’s three wine clubs, Moscato Club, Estate Club and Divine Club, receive special small-lot estate wines and access to exclusive winery events and offers.  Check for new releases and local tasting events on www.stsupery.com.  Follow St. Supéry Estate on Twitter @stsupery and on Facebook for the most up-to-the minute updates. Peruse St. Supéry Estate’s YouTube channel for tasting notes from the winemaker and a detailed look at the harvest and winemaking processes. St. Supéry Estate's Napa Valley tasting room and gallery welcome guests daily 10am-5pm for tastings, tours and special events. Call 707.963.4533 for more information about visiting the winery. Read less

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Snooth User: Matt Walker
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4.00 5
04/11/2012

Elegant might not be the first word that jumps to your mind when thinking about a 100% Petit Verdot but St. Supery is nothing but. Not to say it isn't also a fairly big wine with persistent yet very ripe tannins. This wine definitely has weight in every part of it but it carries that weight well, think Gothic Cathedral. Blackberry jam, clove, cinnamon, cedar and tobacco all lifted up by a nice underlying acidity. This wine started me on my search for lesser known varietal bottlings.


External Reviews for St. Supéry Vineyards Petit Verdot Napa Valley

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Source: NapaCabs.com
08/04/2011

Aromas of plum and black cherry permeate this inky, garnet hued Bordeaux blend. Flavors of smooth vanilla and hints of tobacco are present on the long, full finish. This wine is seamless from the beginning to the last sip; it will age beautifully and develop its flavors in the bottle.



Jet black and dense with an enormous core of white pepper and spice, this estate grown 2006 Petit Verdot is outstanding. Aromas of blackberry and truffle are found just below the surface while ripe blackberries, cloves and plum explode on the palate. The tannins are soft and round, producing an incredibly long finish.

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