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Price: $15.00 per bottle

Description: While being poured into the glass this wine exhibits the intense ?eblack ink” color that Petite Sirah is known for. Aromas of rich boysenberries and currents leap from the glass with hints of spice and oak. On the palate these aromatic qualities combine with nuances of coffee and chocolate filling the mouth from beginning to end. The well-structured tannins provide a lingering finish balanced with the wine's body. Drink now or allow to age up to 8 years. Recommended Food Pairing: Enjoy this wine with your favorite roasted game meats such as lamb and elk or relaxing by the fi reside listening to your favorite tunes.

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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