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Antecipação Petite Sirah

Antecipação Petite Sirah Wine Details
Price: $22.00 per bottle

Description: This wine is a dark delight. The nose is pungent and spicy. It bursts onto the palate, bright with the jammy flavors of black current, mulberry and blackberry, tempered by oak it presents an undertone of wild rose hips and brown spice. This is a juicy, structured vintage, sturdily tannic, with a balance of crisp acids. This zesty wine stands alone or compliments a thick porterhouse or ribeye.

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. François 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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