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Petite Sirah

Petite Sirah Wine Details
Price: $45.00 per bottle

Description: Gold Metal winner Grand Harvest Competition 2006, Silver Metal winner San Francisco Chronicle Competition 2006. Cherry, black cherry, rich French oak and vanilla. Sweet, soft and velvety with crisp, balancing acidity. A decadent wine. A must have in your cellar. This wine will make any meal. Perfect with Lobster, A fine cut steak and any other special dish.

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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