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Parducci Petite Sirah

Parducci Petite Sirah Wine Details
Price: $10.00 per bottle

Description: Full flavors of sweet, ripe fruit and cocoa are complemented by supple tannins and a cleansing note of mint. This is the perfect wine for anything of equal heft: tri-tip, crisp roasted duck, stuffed eggplant rolls, venison stew.

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. Fran├žois 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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