2014 Langtry Tephra Ridge Petit Verdot, Lake County
91 Points & Cellar Selection
This 2014 is a powerhouse of flavor. Dark in color, it has aromas of black cherry, nutmeg, cloves, and vanilla. A structured mouthfeel leads into intense flavors of pepper, blackberry and leather with round tannins and soft vanilla notes on the finish.
100% Petit Verdot
2 ½ years in French and American oak, 80% new
Wine & Spirits
Perched atop the sprawling 23,000 acre Langtry Estate is the Tephra Ridge Vineyard, 35 acres of hillside perfection. The compacted ash soils provided by the adjacent Mount St. Helena allows for ample drainage and vine balance, which is desirable for the growth of premium, high quality grapes.