Trinitas Cellars

2015 Petit Verdot
Napa Valley

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2017 Offering
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Auction 21 | Lot No. 210


Trinitas Cellars

Petit Verdot
Napa Valley

5 cases produced


  • Petit Verdot, Clone 400, on 101-14 rootstock from Juliana Vineyard; a variety very rarely found on its own
  • Barrel aged for 18 months in 100% new oak
  • 50% TB French Allier Grand Cru and 50% Seguin Moreau Russian M+TH Château Ferré barrels
  • Luscious and smooth, a bold and huge wine that still has amazing balance with a smooth and long finish

One of Tim Busch's favorite unusual varieties has always been Petit Verdot, very rarely found on its own. In 2015 we began working with Petit Verdot from Juliana Vineyard, and it came in so luscious and smooth we determined this could be our first 100% Petit Verdot. So, after 15 years, Tim finally got his Petit Verdot. Your wine is a special blend of two of our favorite oaks, French and Russian. This unique 50/50 blend of these two oaks sculpts your wine into a bold and huge wine that still has amazing balance and a great, smooth and long finish.

Wine Facts

  • Wine is unfiltered
  • Single vineyard wine

Kevin Mills

Winemaker, Trinitas Cellars

Winemaker, Kevin Mills

Kevin Mills grew up in Oklahoma where he and his family have grown vines since 1977. He studied at Grayson County College’s Viticulture and Enology program in Denison, Texas and together with his father started Canadian River Winery. Kevin met Tony Peju of Peju Province Winery and mentored under then Peju Winemaker Sean Foster for four and a half years. Kevin took the winemaker position for Trinitas Cellars in January, 2007. His emphasis is to mainstream Trinitas with top tier Bordeaux and Burgundy varietals. Kevin has introduced Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, and Cabernet programs to the Trinitas Portfolio.

Country born: United States

Education: Grayson County College’s Viticulture and Enology program at Denison, Texas

Years in the wine industry: 15-20 years

Winemaking Philosophy:
Pick the fruit when its ripe, and try not to mess it up.

Last Bottle

607 Airpark Road
Napa  CA  94558


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