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Petite Sirah

Petite Sirah Wine Details
Price: $18.00 per bottle

Description: The heartiest of the red wines we produce, Petite Sirah has long been a family favorite. Its intense color and dense body are complemented by layers of blackberry, spice, violets, black pepper and hints of vanilla. A huge wine from beginning to end, our Petite Sirah is full flavored with moderate tannins and lingering finish.

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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