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Livermore Petite Sirah

Livermore Petite Sirah Wine Details
Price: $25.00 per bottle

Description: Its deep purple color and aromas of black cherry and plum tell you that this full-bodied wine is bursting with fruit. Ripe flavors of black cherry and blackberry are followed by a touch of white pepper and a smooth finish. Compliments grilled or roasted beef, lamb, pork, or veal. 100% Livermore Valley Petite Sirah. Barrel aged 15 months in French oak.

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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