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Meritage and Petit Verdot Vertical Tasting Event

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Saturday, January 19, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Savor Valley Road Vineyard’s first vertical tasting of two of its finest red wines — Meritage and Petit Verdot. CEO Stan Joynes and General Manager Grayson Poats will describe grape sourcing and the inspiration for the first three vintages of VRV’s beloved red wines. Chef Mark of l’etoile Catering in Crozet, Virginia will present a menu of heavy hors d’oeuvres, designed to enhance the tasting experience.

Featured wines:
2016 Meritage
2015 Meritage (2018 Virginia Governor’s Cup Silver Medal winner)
2014 Meritage (2018 Virginia Governor’s Cup Silver Medal winner)
2016 Petit Verdot
2015 Petit Verdot
2014 Petit Verdot (2017 Virginia Governor’s Cup Gold Medal winner; 2017 Virginia Governor’s Case)

Featured Hors d’oeuvre Pairings by l’etoile Catering:
Fois Gras Paté with Olive Oil Toast Points
French Onion and Blue Cheese Tart
Smoked Applewood Bacon Wrapped Dates
Manchego Meatballs with Wild Mushroom Demi
Veal Consommé Shooters
Belgium Chocolate Truffles

Seating will be limited to the first 30 paid reservations.


9264 Critzers Shop Road
Afton, VA 22920
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Barbara Joynes

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