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2012 Ste Chapelle Petit Verdot, Hell’s Canyon, Idaho
Most of the time, wineries use Petit Verdot as a blending grape. It’s rarely bottled on its own because it’s simply too powerful.  And wineries rarely add more than 8% into a blend. Not this time. Ste Chapelle made a bold statement to package this as a single variety, and they knocked it out of the park. If you swirl the glass, you’ll get a good whiff of pencil shavings, leather and spice. Drink it, and you’ll be fully enamored with black fruits and molasses. The midpalate is soft and pretty leading to a medium-long crescendo of blackberry jam. 197 case production. Simply divine! Buy!