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2013 PETITE SIRAH
2013 PETITE SIRAH
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west-of-temperance-winery - 2013 Petite Sirah - West of Temperance Winery - Wine

2013 PETITE SIRAH

West of Temperance Winery

Regular price $49.00 Sale

VINTAGE: 2013 Petite Sirah

VARIETAL: Petite Sirah

VARIETAL BLEND: 100% Petite Sirah

GRAPE SOURCING: Giannecchini Ranch, Ukiah, Mendocino County, California

Old Vine planting from 1952. Rich, full bodied, bristling acids and light minerals.

Drink now or hold. Drink some now, hold some for later. Let's do this.

↓ Reviews / Customer Tasting Notes ↓

92 POINTS "Much more approachable than other N. CA Petites. Good dense dark fruits, spice, tannins. Bordering on ever so slightly ripe, but everything in balance. "

92 POINTS " Chocolate, blueberry, cedar, baking spices. "

92 POINTS " This can be enjoyed now or likely held for the next several years. "

91 POINTS CellarTracker

↑ Reviews / Customer Tasting Notes ↑

↓ WINE FACTS ↓

VINTAGE / VARIETAL: 2013 Petite Sirah

VARIETAL BLEND: 100% Petite Sirah

HARVEST DATE: September, 20th, 2013

GRAPE SOURCING: Giannecchini Ranch, Ukiah, Mendocino County, California

VITICULTURAL AREA: Talmage Bench, Mendocino County, California

VINEYARD SITE: Giannecchini Ranch, Ukiah, Mendocino County, California. Heritage clone on St. George rootstock, head trained bush vines, old-vine Petite Sirah planted in 1952, dry farmed.

SOIL TYPE: Various

CLONAL SELECTION: Unknown / N/A 

VINEYARD MANAGEMENT: Giannecchini Ranch / Giannecchini Family

JUICE ANALYSIS AT HARVEST: 24.9 Brix, ph 3.56

ALCOHOL BY VOLUME: 15.2%

BOTTLING DATE: June 2016

AGEABILITY (estimated): Through 2038

OPTIMAL DRINKING WINDOW (estimated): 2020 to 2025

TOTAL PRODUCTION: 90 cases

WINEMAKER’S NOTES: Destemmed, fermented in 1 ton open top fermenters. Aged in 100% neutral French and American oak barrels.

SERVING SUGGESTIONS: Decant at least one or two hours before serving and don't be shy to leave this one open in your decanter until it fully opens up.

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