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2013 PETITE SIRAH
2013 PETITE SIRAH
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 $49.00 $29.40 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.

↓ 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 ↑

 

 

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.