Crushed gently and dropped by gravity into 1.5 ton bins, cold soaked 48 to 72 hours, then inoculated with a variety of yeasts, hand punched and pressed directly to barrel where the wine finished both primary and secondary fermentations.
A warm summer led to an early start to harvest, followed by a stretch of lower than average temperatures in late September that slowed ripening so grapes hung longer without sugars skyrocketing, providing balance, more flavor development and concentration. A long but successful harvest!
This is only the third time that Tamarack has produced a 100% varietal bottling of Petit Verdot. This wine shows bright blue and purple fruit on the nose with notes of huckleberry, cream and caramel. This wine rewards on the finish with and lush and round mouth feel.
Appelation: Red Mountain
• Dionysus Vineyard
• 100% Petit Verdot
Cooperage: Aged in 100% French oak, one barrel being new oak, one second fill and one third fill.
Acidity & PH: 3.68 pH / 6.0g/L TA
Cases: 140 Cases
Prices: $30/bottle  $324/case