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Petite Sirah

Petite Sirah Wine Details
Price: $12.99 per bottle

Description: Big bold flavors of black brambly fruit and warm blackberry, this heavy hitting Petite Sirah is full bodied with subtle tannins that bring a long lasting finish. Hints of tobacco and leather make this spicy Petite one mouth puckering experience. By no way is this wine petite, but hey, what's in a name, it's what's in your glass that counts!

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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