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Rabbit Ridge Paso Robles Petite Sirah

Rabbit Ridge Paso Robles Petite Sirah Reserve Wine Details
Price: $35.00 per bottle

Description: Our Paso Robles Reserve Petite Sirah is a rich, fruity red wine made from grapes grown on chalky, limestone soil the locals refer to as "Chalkrock." This Petite Sirah is from our vineyard located on Live Oak Road, west of the town of Paso Robles, California. Enjoy this dark, flavorful wine with rich, hearty cuisine like Braised Beef Shortribs or Ossobuco.

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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