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Estancia Syrah Central Coast

Estancia Syrah Central Coast Wine Details
Price: $15.00 per bottle

Description: 82% Syrah, 11% Petite Sirah, 5% Grenache, and 2% Mourvedre Aromas of ripe, juicy blackberries and plum accented by hints of cocoa and soft oak. Mouth filling flavors of juicy fruit followed with notes of spicy oak and a rich lingering finish.

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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