The Very Best Petit Verdot Wines from California

Yorkville Cellars 2013 Rennie Vineyard Organic Grapes Petit Verdot (Yorkville Highlands)

California Petit Verdot Yorkville Highlands, US

87

points

Santa Barbara Winery 2012 Curtis Vineyard Petit Verdot (Santa Ynez Valley)

California Petit Verdot Santa Ynez Valley, US

88

points

Parducci 2013 Reserve Petit Verdot (Mendocino)

California Petit Verdot Mendocino, US

87

points

Yorkville Cellars 2009 Randle Hill Vineyard Petit Verdot (Yorkville Highlands)

California Petit Verdot Yorkville Highlands, US

87

points

McGah Family 2012 Scarlett Estate Grown Petit Verdot (Rutherford)

California Petit Verdot Rutherford, US

90

points

Midnight 2013 Synnove Petit Verdot (Paso Robles)

California Petit Verdot Paso Robles, US

88

points

Ancient Peaks 2012 Margarita Vineyard Petit Verdot (Paso Robles)

California Petit Verdot Paso Robles, US

91

points

Boeschen Vineyards 2013 Estate Petit Verdot (Napa Valley)

California Petit Verdot Napa Valley, US

94

points

Nottingham Cellars 2012 Petit Verdot (Livermore Valley)

California Petit Verdot Livermore Valley, US

90

points

Flying Horse 2009 Petit Verdot (Napa Valley)

California Petit Verdot Napa Valley, US

90

points

St. Supéry 2010 Dollarhide Petit Verdot (Napa Valley)

California Petit Verdot Napa Valley, US

86

points

Cinnabar 2011 Texas Ranch Vineyard Reserve Rows Petit Verdot (Paso Robles)

California Petit Verdot Paso Robles, US

87

points

Merryvale 2009 Estate Petit Verdot (St. Helena)

California Petit Verdot St. Helena, US

92

points

Clos des Amis 2015 South Mountain Vineyard Petit Verdot (Ventura County)

California Petit Verdot Ventura County, US

88

points

Tower 15 2011 Reserve Petit Verdot (Paso Robles)

California Petit Verdot Paso Robles, US

90

points

Vina Robles 2012 Huerhuero Petit Verdot (Paso Robles)

California Petit Verdot Paso Robles, US

89

points

Calcareous 2006 Petit Verdot (Paso Robles)

California Petit Verdot Paso Robles, US

90

points

Cuda Ridge Wines 2009 Petit Verdot (Livermore Valley)

California Petit Verdot Livermore Valley, US

85

points

Forlorn Hope 2005 Gascony Cadets Petit Verdot (Suisun Valley)

California Petit Verdot Suisun Valley, US

90

points

Turiya 2011 Solana VIneyard Petit Verdot (Paso Robles)

California Petit Verdot Paso Robles, US

88

points

French Hill 2006 Grand Reserve Petit Verdot (California)

California Petit Verdot California, US

80

points

Hopper Creek 2005 Massa Ranch Petit Verdot (Napa Valley)

California Petit Verdot Napa Valley, US

86

points

French Hill 2005 Grand Reserve Petit Verdot (California)

California Petit Verdot California, US

87

points

Broken Earth 2012 Petit Verdot (Paso Robles)

California Petit Verdot Paso Robles, US

89

points

Duarte Georgetown 2007 Georgetown Divide Petit Verdot (El Dorado)

California Petit Verdot El Dorado, US

86

points

Frazier 2009 Petit Verdot (Napa Valley)

California Petit Verdot Napa Valley, US

88

points

Nova Vita 2008 Petit Verdot (Paso Robles)

California Petit Verdot Paso Robles, US

87

points

Trinchero 2009 Central Park West Petit Verdot (St. Helena)

California Petit Verdot St. Helena, US

92

points

Ms. Behave 2014 Petit Verdot (Paso Robles)

California Petit Verdot Paso Robles, US

91

points

Broken Earth 2011 Petit Verdot (Paso Robles)

California Petit Verdot Paso Robles, US

87

points

Murrieta's Well 2011 Los Tesoros Petit Verdot (Livermore Valley)

California Petit Verdot Livermore Valley, US

87

points

Opaque 2005 Petit Verdot (Paso Robles)

California Petit Verdot Paso Robles, US

84

points

St. Supéry 2013 Dollarhide Petit Verdot (Napa Valley)

California Petit Verdot Napa Valley, US

91

points

Chateau Molyneaux 2011 Petit Verdot (Livermore Valley)

California Petit Verdot Livermore Valley, US

88

points

Brecon Estate 2014 Petit Verdot (Templeton Gap District)

California Petit Verdot Templeton Gap District, US

90

points

Yorkville Cellars 1997 Petit Verdot (Yorkville Highlands)

California Petit Verdot Yorkville Highlands, US

86

points

Michael David 2010 Inkblot Petit Verdot (Lodi)

California Petit Verdot Lodi, US

85

points

Occasio 2008 Ghielmetti Vineyard Petit Verdot (Livermore Valley)

California Petit Verdot Livermore Valley, US

92

points

Langtry 2014 Temphra Ridge Vineyard Petit Verdot (Lake County)

California Petit Verdot Lake County, US

91

points

Firestone 2014 Petit Verdot (Santa Ynez Valley)

California Petit Verdot Santa Ynez Valley, US

90

points

Santa Barbara Winery 2013 Curtis Vineyards Petit Verdot (Santa Ynez Valley)

California Petit Verdot Santa Ynez Valley, US

91

points

Jarvis 2010 Estate Grown Cave Fermented Petit Verdot (Napa Valley)

California Petit Verdot Napa Valley, US

92

points

Vina Robles 2011 Huerhuero Petit Verdot (Paso Robles)

California Petit Verdot Paso Robles, US

89

points

Napa Cellars 2013 Classic Collection Petit Verdot (Napa Valley)

California Petit Verdot Napa Valley, US

90

points

Longevity 2013 Petit Verdot (Lodi)

California Petit Verdot Lodi, US

85

points

Reverie 2008 Estate Petit Verdot (Diamond Mountain District)

California Petit Verdot Diamond Mountain District, US

92

points

William Hill Estate 2013 Benchland Series Petit Verdot (Napa Valley)

California Petit Verdot Napa Valley, US

90

points

St. Supéry 2009 Dollarhide Petit Verdot (Napa Valley)

California Petit Verdot Napa Valley, US

90

points

Vina Robles 2008 Signature Estate Cuvée Petit Verdot (Paso Robles)

California Petit Verdot Paso Robles, US

84

points

Ballentine 2008 Estate Grown Petit Verdot (St. Helena)

California Petit Verdot St. Helena, US

91

points

Eagle Eye 2009 AlphaWOLF Ranch Estate Petit Verdot (Napa Valley)

California Petit Verdot Napa Valley, US

86

points

Concannon 2013 Reserve Petit Verdot (Livermore Valley)

California Petit Verdot Livermore Valley, US

91

points

Eagle Eye 2008 Estate Alpha Wolf Ranch Petit Verdot (Napa Valley)

California Petit Verdot Napa Valley, US

86

points

Equinox 2009 Bartolo Petit Verdot (Santa Clara Valley)

California Petit Verdot Santa Clara Valley, US

91

points

Hendry 2009 Petit Verdot (Napa Valley)

California Petit Verdot Napa Valley, US

88

points

Joseph Cellars 2011 Petit Verdot (Napa Valley)

California Petit Verdot Napa Valley, US

90

points

Grgich Hills 2012 Miljenko's Selection Petit Verdot (Yountville)

California Petit Verdot Yountville, US

91

points

Peterson 2012 Bradford Mountain Estate Vineyard Petit Verdot (Dry Creek Valley)

California Petit Verdot Dry Creek Valley, US

90

points

Cinnabar 2004 Petit Verdot (Lodi)

California Petit Verdot Lodi, US

82

points

Donati 2012 Petit Verdot (Paicines)

California Petit Verdot Paicines, US

86

points

Bon Niche 2009 Fenetres Windows Petit Verdot (Paso Robles)

California Petit Verdot Paso Robles, US

90

points

Stryker Sonoma 2010 Estate Petit Verdot (Alexander Valley)

California Petit Verdot Alexander Valley, US

92

points

Beaucanon 2012 M Cuvée Petit Verdot (Napa Valley)

California Petit Verdot Napa Valley, US

88

points

Michael David 2013 Inkblot Petit Verdot (Lodi)

California Petit Verdot Lodi, US

92

points

Decades5 2009 Stagecoach Vineyard Petit Verdot (Atlas Peak)

California Petit Verdot Atlas Peak, US

86

points

Shed Horn Cellars 2009 Non Typical Petit Verdot (Napa Valley)

California Petit Verdot Napa Valley, US

90

points

Opaque 2012 Petit Verdot (Rutherford)

California Petit Verdot Rutherford, US

87

points

Concannon 2010 Reserve Petit Verdot (Livermore Valley)

California Petit Verdot Livermore Valley, US

89

points

Frazier 2008 Petit Verdot (Napa Valley)

California Petit Verdot Napa Valley, US

92

points

St. Supéry 2012 Dollarhide Estate Vineyard Petit Verdot (Napa Valley)

California Petit Verdot Napa Valley, US

91

points

Steven Kent 2011 Small-Lot Offering Ghielmetti Petit Verdot (Livermore Valley)

California Petit Verdot Livermore Valley, US

91

points

McManis 2015 Petit Verdot (California)

California Petit Verdot California, US

87

points

Trinchero 2010 Central Park West Vineyard Petit Verdot (St. Helena)

California Petit Verdot St. Helena, US

88

points

Enoteca Five 2012 Ripken Vineyards Petit Verdot (Lodi)

California Petit Verdot Lodi, US

83

points

Spann Vineyards 2009 Two Barrels Petit Verdot (Sonoma County)

California Petit Verdot Sonoma County, US

86

points

Broken Earth 2010 Reserve Petit Verdot (Paso Robles)

California Petit Verdot Paso Robles, US

88

points

Midnight 2012 Synnove Petit Verdot (Paso Robles)

California Petit Verdot Paso Robles, US

87

points

Grimm's Bluff 2014 Estate Petit Verdot (Happy Canyon of Santa Barbara)

California Petit Verdot Happy Canyon of Santa Barbara, US

93

points

Castillo's Hillside Shire 2013 Petit Verdot (Santa Clara County)

California Petit Verdot Santa Clara County, US

88

points

Fenestra 2008 Ghielmetti Vineyard Petit Verdot (Livermore Valley)

California Petit Verdot Livermore Valley, US

88

points

Steven Kent 2009 Ghielmetti Vineyard Petit Verdot (Livermore Valley)

California Petit Verdot Livermore Valley, US

88

points

Howell Mountain Vineyards 2013 Petit Verdot (Howell Mountain)

California Petit Verdot Howell Mountain, US

90

points

Steven Kent 2008 Ghielmetti Vineyard Petit Verdot (Livermore Valley)

California Petit Verdot Livermore Valley, US

89

points

Jarvis 2008 Estate Grown Cave Fermented Petit Verdot (Napa Valley)

California Petit Verdot Napa Valley, US

87

points

Lucas & Lewellen 2007 Valley View Vineyard Petit Verdot (Santa Barbara County)

California Petit Verdot Santa Barbara County, US

85

points

Grands Amis Winery 2008 Private Reserve, Elk Vineyard, Borden Ranch Petit Verdot (Lodi)

California Petit Verdot Lodi, US

88

points

Ancient Peaks 2008 Petit Verdot (Paso Robles)

California Petit Verdot Paso Robles, US

87

points

Vellum 2012 Black Petit Verdot (Suisun Valley)

California Petit Verdot Suisun Valley, US

85

points

Concannon 2009 Reserve Petit Verdot (Livermore Valley)

California Petit Verdot Livermore Valley, US

86

points

Cuda Ridge Wines 2010 Petit Verdot (Livermore Valley)

California Petit Verdot Livermore Valley, US

88

points

Sevtap 2012 Pillow Talk Petit Verdot (Santa Ynez Valley)

California Petit Verdot Santa Ynez Valley, US

86

points

Cuda Ridge Wines 2012 Petit Verdot (Livermore Valley)

California Petit Verdot Livermore Valley, US

91

points

Brecon Estate 2013 Petit Verdot (Paso Robles)

California Petit Verdot Paso Robles, US

90

points

Beaucanon 2010 M Cuvée Petit Verdot (Napa Valley)

California Petit Verdot Napa Valley, US

84

points

Eagle Eye 2011 Estate AlphaWOLF Ranch Petit Verdot (Napa Valley)

California Petit Verdot Napa Valley, US

86

points

Opaque 2011 Petit Verdot (Paso Robles)

California Petit Verdot Paso Robles, US

93

points

Opaque 2007 Petit Verdot (Paso Robles)

California Petit Verdot Paso Robles, US

85

points

Trinchero 2012 Cloud's Nest Vineyard Petit Verdot (Mount Veeder)

California Petit Verdot Mount Veeder, US

88

points

Opaque 2009 Petit Verdot (Paso Robles)

California Petit Verdot Paso Robles, US

86

points

Peju 2013 Petit Verdot (Napa Valley)

California Petit Verdot Napa Valley, US

89

points

Villa San Juliette 2013 Reserve Petit Verdot (Paso Robles)

California Petit Verdot Paso Robles, US

88

points

HammerSky 2014 Extraction Special Selection Reserve Petit Verdot (Paso Robles)

California Petit Verdot Paso Robles, US

89

points

Luna 2015 Petit Verdot (Napa Valley)

California Petit Verdot Napa Valley, US

89

points

Mira 2013 Petit Verdot (Napa Valley)

California Petit Verdot Napa Valley, US

91

points

Derby 2014 Derby Vineyard Petit Verdot (Paso Robles)

California Petit Verdot Paso Robles, US

91

points

Naggiar 2014 Estate Petit Verdot (Sierra Foothills)

California Petit Verdot Sierra Foothills, US

90

points

Eagle Eye 2013 Estate Reserve AlphaWolf Vineyard Petit Verdot (Napa Valley)

California Petit Verdot Napa Valley, US

87

points

Wise Villa 2015 Estate Petit Verdot (Sierra Foothills)

California Petit Verdot Sierra Foothills, US

91

points

Decades5 2012 Stagecoach Vineyard Petit Verdot (Napa Valley)

California Petit Verdot Napa Valley, US

92

points

Cuda Ridge 2015 Petit Verdot (Livermore Valley)

California Petit Verdot Livermore Valley, US

86

points

Howell Mountain Vineyards 2014 Petit Verdot (Howell Mountain)

California Petit Verdot Howell Mountain, US

90

points

Spann Vineyards 2014 5 Barrels Petit Verdot (Sonoma County)

California Petit Verdot Sonoma County, US

87

points

Concannon 2014 Reserve Petit Verdot (Livermore Valley)

California Petit Verdot Livermore Valley, US

89

points

PRIE Vineyards and Winery 2014 Hux Vineyard Petit Verdot (Lodi)

California Petit Verdot Lodi, US

86

points

Roblar 2016 Estate Petit Verdot (Santa Ynez Valley)

California Petit Verdot Santa Ynez Valley, US

92

points

Jason-Stephens 2014 Petit Verdot (Santa Clara Valley)

California Petit Verdot Santa Clara Valley, US

86

points

Santa Barbara Winery 2014 Curtis Vineyards Petit Verdot (Santa Ynez Valley)

California Petit Verdot Santa Ynez Valley, US

89

points

Obscurity 2015 Estate Paso Vista Vineyard Petit Verdot (Fair Play)

California Petit Verdot Fair Play, US

90

points

Sonoma Port Works 2014 Petit Verdot (Clarksburg)

California Petit Verdot Clarksburg, US

87

points