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2002 Petite Sirah

2002 Petite Sirah Wine Details
Price: $22.00 per bottle

Description: Mendocino County. Once all was said and done - we ended up with only 45 cases of this beauty. Delightful nose of fresh fruit and a gorgeous deep garnet color. Nice mouthful of soft berry and plums with a just a hint of spice. No tannic bite to this sweetheart. She'll seduce you to come back for more!

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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