2013 Petite Sirah
24 BRIX Petite Sirah 2013, AWARDED 98 POINTS DOUBLE GOLD by the San Francisco International Wine Competition. The grapes are grown in Lake County, Northern California AVA, the vineyard stands at 2,100 feet elevation, it contains rich red clay soil, riddled with black shinny volcanic rocks. Big Full-bodied elegant Petite Sirah, deep bright rich purple color, succulent Petite complex dense dark fruit flavors & medium tannins. Kind to your palate, with a long smooth finish, making it the perfect companion for your every special meal. This Petite Sirah has been vented using Old World European winemaking technics, fermented with Mother Nature’s wild yeast which grows in the vineyard naturally. Aged between 24-36 months in seasoned / neutral French oak barrels. We harvest the grapes at, or close to, 24 BRIX, the natural sugar level we feel is the optimal ripeness that dramatically influences its quality & flavor.