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

2013 Petite Sirah

West of Temperance Winery

Regular price $47.00 Sale

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

Drink now or hold for up to 15+ years.

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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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