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Petite Syrah Central Coast

Petite Syrah Central Coast Wine Details
Price: $18.00 per bottle

Description: While the Central Coast appellation covers a tremendous amount of territory and climates, the grapes for this particular wine originate from the warmer climates of Paso Robles and the neighbouring southern portion of Monterey County. Having made Petite Syrah for more than two decades, we feel that a warm climate such as Shandon in Paso Robles, and Hames Valley Monterey is necessary to create a full-bodied Petite that expresses opulent blueberry and blackberry fruit. Not to forget, of course, that wonderful aroma and flavor of white pepper spice that is associated with this particular varietal.

Varietal Definition
Syrah is the eight hundred pound gorilla of Rhone grapes! In the vineyard and the winery, Syrah is typically an easy grape to work with - healthy, early ripening, resistant to mildew and rot; suitable for winemaking in a variety of styles. The wines from Syrah are tannic without being harsh. The wines will have a taste and smell of dark blue fruit like blackberries and blackcurrant, with a strong spicy side where one can find freshly ground pepper and other spices. Syrah is famous for its part in the French blends, such as Côtes du Rhone and Châteauneuf du Pape.


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