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Proprietor’s Petite Sirah

Proprietor’s Reserve Petite Sirah Wine Details
Price: $29.00 per bottle

Description: The old vines have come through again!! Words can hardly describe the fullness and flavors of this unique Petite Sirah. Awards: Bronze Medal at the Sonoma County Harvest Fair

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. François 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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