2012 Segredo

2012 Segredo
Dessert Wine

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SKU: VRSEG12

Se•gre•do [s 'gredu] Portuguese for Secret

Segredo is a limited-production, fortified red dessert wine inspired by traditional ports. Our unique “secret” is the use of Petite Sirah which lends itself to producing ageworthy wines with layers of richness. The fruit was kept on the vine for an extended period at our estate Jardine Vineyard, enabling it to develop rich, concentrated flavors. The fruit was sorted, destemmed and then pumped over up to three times per day. After six days of fermentation, neutral grape spirits were added to halt fermentation and preserve the remaining natural sugar. Aged for 20 months in French and American oak barrels, Segredo is the perfect dessert wine or can be enjoyed together with chocolate, cheese or nuts.

Enjoy now through 2030.

Tasting Notes

  • Color: Inky garnet
  • Aroma: Blackberry jam and dates with hints of mocha
  • Taste: Rich-bodied with balanced acidity; concentrated blackberry and crème brûlée flavors
Other Notes
"Dessert in a glass" — Kevin Willenborg, Winemaker
Wine Specs
Vintage
2012
Varietal
Petite Sirah
Appellation
Paso Robles
Harvest Date
Oct. 11, 2012
Aging
20 months in French and American oak barrels
Alcohol %
18