Pierre Hourlier Wines

Vin de Pays d'Oc: Chateau Guery L'esprit d'Eloi Petit Verdot 2016


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Tasting Notes

A dark purple dress, with intense notes of jammy fruit. 

Wine Info

Region Languedoc
Appellation Vin de Pays d'Oc
Style Red
Producer Chateau Guery
Grapes 100% Petit Verdot
Pairing
Keeping Drink within 4 to 5 years of bottling.
Vinification
Aged in oak barrels for 12 months.
Bottle 75cl
Volume 14.0%
     

Producer

Chateau Guery

We thought we could not bring more wines from this part of the Languedoc until we found this - the Petit Verdot. The grape, although originating from the South West, was also used in Bordeaux to bring some spice to the wines.

Since it tended to mature too late it has now been discarded by many Chateaux, but here in this warmer part of France there is no problem!