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2000 Edmeades Mendocino Petite Sirah

2000 Edmeades Mendocino Petite Sirah Wine Details
Price: $25.00 per bottle

Description: Dark black color and focused, dense aromas of brooding earth, black cherries, cassis and currants lead way to the richness of dark chocolate, toasted toffee caramel flavors with a long, soft and dusty 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.
Mead:
Fermented beverage made with honey, water and yeast optionally with flavoring ingredients.


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