Grown in our west field past the old stone wall, a rare varietal originating from the Gaillac region in Southwest France and is a top recommended grape to grow in Virginia. The grapes are typically harvested early November, then fermented and aged 18 months in French oak barrels. The results are subtle notes of spice and berry flavors with an earthy mid-palate. A great wine to pair with a Filet Mignon or on its own in a bubble bath!
Fun Fact: A sister varietal to Malbec, Hillsborough has the largest acreage of Fer Servadou in the Nation.
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Varietal Fer Servadou
Harvest Date Late October ~ early November
Aging 18 months in French Oak Barrels
Vineyard Notes: Originally from the Gaillac region in Southwest France, the Fer Servadou is one of the top recommended red grapes by Virginia Tech Viticulture Department to grow in Virginia
Food Pairing Notes: Best to drink on it's own, most meals would over power its delicate flavors however it would pair well with a Filet Mignon if you must darling!