F. Schatz Petit Verdot 2011
The new taste of the famous grape
Name: F. Schatz Petit Verdot
Type: Organic & Biodynamic red wine
Winery: Bodegas F. Schatz
Region: D.O Sierras de Malaga, Serranía de Ronda
Variety: Petit Verdot
Elaboration: 12 months of ageing "sur lie" with "batonnage" in French oak barrels.
Colour: Red Violet
Nose: Balsamic aromas, with hints of medicinal plants, Eucalyptus, Pennroyal, Incense, Iodine, Sage and Chinese ink.
Mouth: Taste of Laurel and liquorice. Intensely fresh, spicy and balsamic. Long polished tannins with minerality and lively acidity.
Climatology: A very cold spring, with temperatures almost every morning -8. The outbreak was late March. Late April, with snow in the surrounding Sierras. The Flowering took place in the last week of May. We began the harvest in September and was completed in mid-October.