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Petite Sirah

Petite Sirah Wine Details
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Description: This wine is aged in American Oak. A brilliant purple color with a gorgeous bouquet, firm, rich and manly flavor, with blackberry and pepper overtones. Just damn good! Steer walk right up and jump onto the plate for the privilege of being served with this wine.

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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