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Verdot

Synonymous (also Verdot Petit) for the grape variety Petit Verdot; look there.

The red grape variety comes from France, The name "Little Greenling" refers to the high acid content in the grapes, which are often under-matured due to the long ripening period. Synonyms are Bouton, Carmelin, Herrant, Lambrusquet, Lambrusquet Noir, Verdau, Verdot and Verdot Petit. Despite apparently suggesting synonyms or morphological No similarities with the varieties Fer (Herrant) or Big Verdot be confused. The variety was first mentioned in 1736 together with the Gros Verdot, which was very different despite the similarity in name. According to DNA analysis both seem from Wild vines descended near the Pyrenees.

Petit Verdot - grape and leaf

The late ripening vine is sensitive to drought, but resistant to the thick-skinned berries Botrytis, It produces colorful, spicy red wines rich in alcohol, tannins and acids, with aromas of violets and...

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