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Petite Sirah Central Coast

Petite Sirah Central Coast Wine Details
Price: $20.00 per bottle

Description: Our Central Coast Petite Sirah is selected from vineyards primarily in the southern parts of Mondtery County and Paso Robles. This wine displays intense fruity aromas of raspberry and blueberry. Full, dense and fleshy texture with a long velvety finish. Accolade: Best of Class/Gold in the 2005 Los Angeles County Fair "Wines of the World" Competition

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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