2019 Petite Sirah


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Varietal: Petite Sirah

Vineyards: Rolph Family, Thompson

Regions: Adelaida District, Paso Robles & Alisos Canyon, Santa Barbara, CA

Bottle Size: 750ml

Primarily made from head trained vines grapes, grown high up and far west in the Adelaida District,  blended with one of Santa Barbara Countys’ foremost Petite Sirah vineyards. Rolph Family in Adelaida District grows head trained Petite Sirah resulting in thick skinned low yielding fruit. The 2019 Rolph Petite fermentation showed deep dark color and amazing rotundone and peppercorn notes. Thompson Vineyard’s famous Carrari clone Petite Sirah yields some of the most pure, beautiful renditions of this variety. Aged for 22 months in (25% new) French oak, softening the robust tannins and adding a beautiful complexity.

Date Tasted: July, 2022

Color: Impenetrable magenta/black 

Nose: Fresh blue fruit, violets, earth, bramble, peppercorn

Mouth: Huge, extracted, tannic weight yet light on the palate. Good acidity, beautiful black and blue fruits, sarsaparilla, asian spices, tea, raw meat, beautiful  oak profile, long finish

Decant for: 1-2 hours

Pair with: Juicy burger, chorizo, birria tacos

Drinkability: Drink now through 2032

Additional information

Weight 3 lbs
SKU: SWC126 Category:

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