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Ponte Petite Syrah

Ponte Petite Syrah Wine Details
Price: $26.95 per bottle

Description: Ponte's Petite Syrah is a rich, robust red wine. Jammy, peppery and intensely fruity with highlights of blueberries and blackberries, our Petite Syrah is delicious with hearty foods such as grilled filet, ribs or stong cheeses.

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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