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Wine Specs
Vintage
2016
Varietal
Petite Sirah
Appellation
Paso Robles
Harvest Date
October 2016
Acid
6.30 g/L
pH
3.55
Bottling Date
March 2019
Residual Sugar
3.00 g/L
Alcohol %
14.7
Wine Enthusiast
90
2016 Limited Release Petite Sirah

2016 Limited Release Petite Sirah

On receipt at the winery, the color of the juice was already quite dark and rich, promising excellent anthocyanin (color pigment) accumulation. The grapes were destemmed and crushed to the fermenters with an addition of untoasted French oak fermentation ‘rice’ to assist in color, tannin and flavor extraction. This helps the skins to be completely macerated during the ferment, releasing all the desirable components.

Malo-lactic fermentation was induced after the wine was racked off gross lees in November 2016 and was completed by March of 2017. In order to enhance and maintain the forward dark cherry fruits in this wine, it was subject to the addition of oak adjuncts to provide oak support rather than dominance.

This particular wine was stored on medium toast new French oak for over 5 months.

Aromas of vanilla, cinnamon, coffee, and blackberry fruit, with a velvety tannic mouthfeel, this wine hints at dark chocolate, pepper, and berry notes. Pair with rich foods, like bacon wrapped jalapeños or roasted pork with sautéed mushrooms.

Wine Specs
Vintage
2016
Varietal
Petite Sirah
Appellation
Paso Robles
Harvest Date
October 2016
Acid
6.30 g/L
pH
3.55
Bottling Date
March 2019
Residual Sugar
3.00 g/L
Alcohol %
14.7
Wine Enthusiast
90
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