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Murphy-Goode Petit Verdot 2005
Chairman's SelectionTM
PLCB Code: 15899
Size: 750ML
Price: $14.99
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Murphy-Goode Petit Verdot 2005

Region:USA > California > Sonoma County > Alexander Valley
Grape Variety: Petit Verdot
Alcohol Content:14.5%

Availability in Pennsylvania

Availability in Pennsylvania:

  • Removed from the Chairman's SelectionTM list on January 24, 2011.

  • This wine is no longer available in Pennsylvania. The PLCB Code above may now be in use for a different product.

Average rating: three_one_half  3.60  (5 ratings)  Add a Rating

Average rating: three_one_half  3.60
(5 ratings)
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Rated by ecola on January 10, 2011
Aromas of blackberries and some toasted oak. Silky smooth flavors of dark berries and a little herbal spice. The oak is still a bit lively for me, but I think it will slowly fade away. Sweet and gripping tannins.

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J2K - January 10, 2011 8:14PM

Don't recall ever seeing this one in the stores. $15? Might pick some up tomorrow. btw...how is there one rating for 4- but the avg is 4? ;-)

bigred - January 10, 2011 8:57PM

J2K - per your question, there is a little note on the page where you enter the actual rating on how the average is calc'd - to quote: ... "For example if someone rates a wine "3-" and someone else rates it "4" the average rating will still be 3.5. However when viewing individual ratings any "+" or "-" will be shown" In other words it would take a 3 or 3+ to now pull this Murphy-Goode below an avg of 4.00

ecola - January 10, 2011 11:39PM

Found it online, not sure what is left in the store. Tasted the 08 at the MG tasting room and this proves it ages well

admin - January 11, 2011 4:59PM

For calculating the average rating, a "4-", "4", and "4+" all get a numerical value of "4.0". So one "3" rating and one "4" equal 3.5, and one "3-" and one "4" still equal "3.5."

J2K - January 11, 2011 8:21PM

I found some at the Shadyside store, picked up 2 bottles.

Rated by J2K on January 13, 2011
First single varietal Petite Verdot I've ever had. Very similiar to a Cabernet with the fruit flavors, good weight, and gripping tannins. But there is A LOT of oak and sweet vanilla especially as it breathed. Was getting overwhelming wood flavors later on. Still decent for $15.

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ecola - January 13, 2011 9:42PM

I think the oak will chill out over the next few years, there seems to be enough fruit and structure to give it time.

Rated by bigred on January 25, 2011
Cherry, straw and a little earth on the nose. Oak, red berries, and vanilla on the palate. This is decent enough & a fairly well-made wine, and appropriately priced; however, just so-so for me. I’m not overly attracted to this grape as a single varietal.

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ecola - January 26, 2011 12:04AM

If you don't dig this try to seek out other pv.

bigred - January 26, 2011 12:56PM

Will give it another go ecola, if I come across something else available.

Rated by dontime on January 27, 2011
Dark purple in color. Nose of black and dark red fruit, chocolate and spice. Got some licorice on the satisfying finish. Great mouth feel. Good value at $15 at the state monopoly store. Rated 90 on CT. DTQPR = 90.90

four_full four_full  4-

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Rated by acorelli on September 30, 2017
Drinking beautifully. Spice and blackberry. Not much of a finish, but a good wine. Anybody have any left?

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