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Petite Sirah Vyborny Vineyard Alexander Valley

Petite Sirah Vyborny Vineyard Alexander Valley Wine Details
Price: $25.00 per bottle

Description: Intoxicating aromas of ripe rich blackberries with a hint of spice and oak lead to a smooth full mouthfeel. Juicy flavors of vine-ripened blackberries and plums mingle with cedar and cocoa in this velvety wine. Robust and concentrated from the first sip to the lingering finish, this Petite Sirah would be an ideal match with a thick grilled steak or a hearty stroganoff or stew followed by a decadent chocolate dessert.

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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