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EOS RESERVE PETITE SIRAH

EOS RESERVE PETITE SIRAH Wine Details
Price: $25.00 per bottle

Description: Intense aromas of ripe cherry, blackberry and current are followed by black pepper and anise spiciness. The flavors are berry fruit and toasty oak, with a long, supple mocha finish. Serve at cellar temperature with robust meat dishes, especially roasted or grilled wild game or lamb chops in 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. 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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