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Artist Collection Petite Sirah

Artist Collection Petite Sirah Wine Details
Price: $35.00 per bottle

Description: Many wine drinkers don’t realize that the Paso Robles region is responsible for many of the better versions produced in the state. This is full bodied, fleshy, richly flavored, and very long on the palate, tasting of black peppercorn, plum, blackberry, and oak. Serve this wine with robust dishes, such as barbecued beef, lamb kebabs, lamb stew, and venison with cherry sauce.

Varietal Definition
Petite Sirah:
Petite Sirah is the same as the French variety known as Durif, a cross of Peloursin, with the true Syrah. A French nurseryman, Dr. François Durif, propagated the grape trying for resistance to powdery mildew and named it after himself, in the 1870s. Petite Sirah has long been an important blending grape, prized primarily for its deep color and fairly intense tannin. It is the variety most often chosen to blend into Zinfandel for added color, complexity, body, and to tone down the tendency of Zins toward "jammy" fruit.


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