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Petite Sirah

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It is definitely one of the grapes known as the Petite Sirah variety which is extensively planted in California, although other analysis has shown that in vineyards with the most reliable planting records it may only be one of three distinct varieties known collectively as Petite Sirah.
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Miner Family Winery
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2004 Petite Sirah

One of our smallest production wines, this Petite Sirah comes to us from a pristine hillside vineyard near Calistoga. Plush blackberry and spice swirled with firm tannins will keep ...more you smiling for years to come...purple haze revisited.
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Amphora Wines
CAW Rating: 87
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2005 Petite Sirah
Dry Creek Valley

The 2005 Petite Sirah from 2 vineyards west side of Dry Creek exhibits a luscious ink-color with fruit-driven aromas of blackberry, blueberry and a hint of raspberry. The intense f ...morelavors follow true to the nose with a touch of cola, black pepper and a lingering finish of warm vanilla and dark chocolate. The concentrated varietal fruit, combined with well-integrated tannins, produces a full supple wine. This wine will complement grilled steak, barbecued ribs or tomato-based pasta dishes.

$32.00  
Downing Family Vineyards
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2004 Two Barrel Reserve Petite Sirah
Yountville, Blockhouse Vineyard

More concentrated than the 2003 Petite, if that's possible (!), the 2004 is simply a huge, floral crowd pleaser. It doesn't hint. It shouts! Pair this with penne arrabiata, the spi ...morecier the better. Heck, this wine is great just by itself. Only 45 cases produced.
White Crane Winery
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2005 Petite Syrah Reserve
Livermore Valley

Our first ever Petite Syrah Reserve. Our award winning Petite Syrah Reserve features jammy, blackberry flavors with spices and black pepper. Pairs wonderful with Barbequed foods. V ...moreery limited – only 120 cases produced. Buy Now!
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Chameleon Cellars
CAW Rating: 92
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2003 Chameleon Petite Sirah Napa Valley

100% Petite Sirah from the Cooke vineyard just south of Calistoga. Vines are 45 years old. Soils are thin and gravelly so yields are generally in the 1-2 tons/acre range. 297 cases ...more produced 15 months in French oak: 17% new barrels.



Great color and depth of fruit with excellent acidity. Will make any full-flavored cut of meat sing!!



Recently voted "Best Red Wine over $15 at the Reno/Tahoe Wine Festival!


$29.00  
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Nadeau Family Vintners
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2004 Petite Sirah

The Nadeau Family Vintners’ 2004 Petite Sirah (80% Petite Sirah, 20% Zinfandel) is estate produced (which means we grew the grapes and made the wine here). About two thirds of the ...moregrapes are from trellised vines while the remainder of the fruit was harvested from the head-pruned vines which surround the tasting room and winery.

The wine from these grapes is certainly dark with a surprising amount of fruitiness given that Petite Sirah has a reputation for being a cumbersome, tannic wine. Layers of fruit mingle with well-integrated oak, making this a wonderful wine to accompany strong cheeses and robust fare.

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The La Rochelle Winery
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2004 Petite Sirah
Heart Arrow Ranch, Mendocino

Boasting incredibly dark and opague purple color, the wine is replete with aromas of voilets, underbrush, licorice, and a varietally-correct and pungent berry/stone matrix in great ...more concentration. In the mouth, the wine's fruit is initially overcome by very firm chalky tannins, but with aeration, the abundant fruit and semi-sweet chocolate notes come to the front and provide beautiful, silky texture.

$30.00  
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Epiphany Cellars
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2004 Petite Sirah
Santa Barbara County

Another blockbuster from the vineyard Robert Parker has deemed “grand cru” of California. “Dark” is the word for this wine; as in dark purple/black color – try opaque – and dark fr ...moreuits such as blackberries and plums. This wine delivers what most Petite Sirah drinkers are looking for: rich, full texture, massive structure and big tannins.

What may be a little surprising, however, is the level of depth and complexity retained within all this power in the form of spice, cinnamon & chocolate notes.

Extended aging in older Francois Freres French oak barrels has served to round out any rough edges texturally and some spicy vanilla nuances.


$30.00  
Tolosa Winery
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2004 Tolosa Petite Sirah
Edna Valley

Deep black-violet in color, with wild, briar-patch and new leather aromas. Ripe blackberry jam, cassis, molasses, and dried orange peel on the palate, with a richness and balance t ...morehat are impressive in such a massive wine. Decanting or aging will help to tease out the more delicate aromas. Will pair nicely with roast lamb, marinated pork ribs, or tri-tip.

$32.00  
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Ironstone Vineyards
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2005 Petite Sirah
Lodi

One can get lost looking into the deep, dark purple ink color of Ironstone’s 2004 Petite Sirah. This classic Petite is anything but…it’s a big, bold red wine filled with aromas of ...moreripe plums, rhubarb and a hint of black cherries. This exceptionally full-bodied wine is loaded with ripe fruit flavors of blackberry, plum and dark cherry with a hint of peppery spice.

$10.00  
Clayhouse Vineyard
CAW Rating: 99
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2004 Estate Petite Sirah
Paso Robles

Our Petite Sirah comes from some of the oldest plantings in the region. The wine has full tannins, rich dark fruit of black plums with spice flavors of black pepper, brown sugar a ...morend vanilla, and a long lingering full flavored finish.

$23.00  
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Westbrook Wine Farm
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2005 Petite Sirah
John Simpson Vines, Madera County

Highly extracted and unmitigated from John Simpson's own-rooted vines in Madera. Naturally proud tannins and alcohol reminiscent of the bold 1960s creations of young doctors Bennio ...moren and Bruce. A more floral than fruit forward red wine. Pairs best with sage rubbed, flame charred venison.

$30.00  
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Barnwood Vineyards
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2004 Long Shadow Petite Sirah
Santa Barbara County

Ripe aromas of black currant, blackberry and violets are followed by blueberry pie flavors on the palate. This rich, round red presents spicy notes of crushed peppercorn layered wi ...moreth plush fruit and supple tannins. Full bodied, yet not astringent, the finish is woven with mocha and toasty oak complexities.
Lambert Bridge Winery
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2004 Petite Sirah
Dry Creek Valley

This is the first vintage where our Petite Sirah is 100% varietal. It is big, rich and interesting with complex, mouthfilling tannins. Beautifully aromatic it has violets and potpo ...moreurri followed up with a swirl of dusty spice. This wine has hints of ripe plum, black currant and wild berry.

Its deep black inky color and firm tannins allow this wine to be paired with robust dishes such as Charcoal Grilled Double Cut Lamb Chops, wild game and dark chocolate.


$38.00  
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Lucas & Lewellen Vineyards
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2004 Petite Sirah
Los Alamos

The over 30-year old Petite Sirah vines, growing on their own roots in our cool Los Alamos vineyard, were harvested in a warm 2004, reaching full ripeness before the rains came. Fe ...morermented with labor intensive hand-punching and barrel aged for 17 months, this wine has a deep black-purple color with aromas & flavors of ripe blackberry, ollalieberry and anise. These flavors are complemented by light toasted oak elements. This Petite Sirah has a big, mouth feel and ripe, smooth tannins. This wine finishes with a silky, warm palate impression.

$26.00  
Galante Vineyards
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2005 Petit Sirah
Carmel Valley

This wonderful Petit Sirah comes from our entirely hand cultivated Olive Hill vineyard which is adjacent to our Winery. The wine imparts a lovely aroma of violets and rose and has ...moreexpressive flavors of bright cherry and sweet vanilla with light tannins on the finish.

$32.00  
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Castoro Cellars
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2004 Petite Sirah Vista Grande
Paso Robles

For many years we have enjoyed Petite Sirah as wine that helps add complexity and depth to many varietals. The Vista Grande Vineyard has been an integral component, and this year w ...moree've produced a single vineyard bottling to showcase it's quality. The aromas in the wine contain a certain jamminess including blackberries and very ripe plums. The mouth is lush and full with a balance of oak flavors and moderate tannins. A great wine to complement any hearty grilled entrée. You will be able to enjoy this wine for many years.

$17.95  
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Ophir Wines
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2004 Reserve Petite Sirah
Placer County

Our customers have been clamoring for the successor to the very popular 2002 Petite Sirah (Reserve). The 2004 is a blend of 80% Petite Sirah with 20% Zinfandel. Aged 22 months in A ...moremerican and European barrels.

$25.00  
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Christopher Creek Winery
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2005 Reserve Petite Sirah
Russian River Valley

Our Estate Grown Petite Sirah grapes received, as always, very special care during the 2005 growing season. We are fortunate to have several blocks of Petite Sirah each with varyin ...moreg age, elevation and sun exposure. We hand-thinned the crop and did extensive deleafing to expose the fruit which maximizes pigment in the berry’s skin. All this work paid off and allowed us to get concentrated and healthy fruit. The favorable growing season coupled with sun-exposed fruit helped develop rich tannins and let the complex flavors of cassis, blackberry, coffee and spice fully develop. As with past vintages, the wine should age well over the next 8-to-10 years. So that the tannins will soften and the fruit will shine, we recommend holding this wine until mid-2007 before drinking. Should you want to drink the wine earlier, we suggest decanting a half hour before serving.



Petite can be enjoyed with many foods and can make a meal more memorable. Our suggestions for pairing are: Ahi tuna, game birds (especially duck, goose and quail), turkey, venison, lamb, pork and beef. If you are preparing gravy, try adding a tablespoon of wine to each cup of gravy to integrate the food with the wine


$32.00  
Blockheadia Winery
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2003 Petite Sirah
Eagle Point Vineyard, Mendocino

Our aim is to create rustic, provincial wines matched to our dining style. Subtle, yet multi-layered with emphasis on fruit, earth and spice rathen than oak.
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CAW Rating: 99
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Our Petite Sirah comes from some of the oldest plantings in the region. The wine has full tannins, rich dark fruit of black plums with spice flavors of black pepper, brown sugar and vanilla, and a long lingering full flavored finish.

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