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CV's Petite Sirah

CV's Petite Sirah Wine Details
Price: $16.00 per bottle

Description: Choice grapes from Clarksburg make some of the finest wines in the country. At 14.7% Alcohol this smooth and elegant wine has racy raspberry, blackberry and cassis flavors which are enhanced by black peppercorn, black tea, mocha and toast notes. If Petite Sirah can be pretty, this is it.

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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