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Vina Robles Petite Sirah, Jardine Vineyard

Vina Robles Petite Sirah, Jardine Vineyard Wine Details
Price: $26.00 per bottle

Description: Deep purple, almost blue. Intense aromas of dark berry fruits including notes of blueberry and plum. This full bodied wine is juicy and rounded on the palate with ripe, firm tannins; blackberry plum and blueberry fruit with a touch of spice and pepper; long, pleasant finish.

Varietal Definition
Petite Sirah:
Petite Sirah is the same as the French variety known as Durif, a cross of Peloursin, with the true Syrah. A French nurseryman, Dr. Fran├žois Durif, propagated the grape trying for resistance to powdery mildew and named it after himself, in the 1870s. Petite Sirah has long been an important blending grape, prized primarily for its deep color and fairly intense tannin. It is the variety most often chosen to blend into Zinfandel for added color, complexity, body, and to tone down the tendency of Zins toward "jammy" fruit.


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