A variety originally from the south-west of France.
In the French country have certain problems for the maturation of this variety, but on the contrary, the Iberian Peninsula are getting very interesting wines to have, the Spanish viticulture, a greater number of hours of sunstroke and higher Average temperature.
– it gives very coloured musts, with high sugar content and quite tannic.
– its coloured wineshave intense cherry aromas and ripe plums.
– its fruits produce a wine with a very powerful and coloured body.
When the wines are very young they remember the aromas of raspberries and fruits of the forest.
– It is a very interesting variety for warm climates.
– Mixed with other varieties brings body and color to the mixture.
– In warm climates, Petit Verdot produces grapes rich in sugars and high acidity.