2016 Petite Sirah Cabernet Sauvignon Blend

$38.00

SKU: SIRAH CAB 2016 Categories: ,

Description

Cabernet grapes

Petite Sirah Cabernet Sauvignon Blend

Varietal: Red Blend

Tasting Notes:
Inky dark purple in color with aromas of fig and current and brooding dark fruit flavors on the mid-palette. This heavy bodied wine has rich texture, structure, and lingering chalky tannins.

Pair with: Black peppercorn crusted rib eye, Hoisin glazed pork ribs, rosemary and garlic lamb chops, and smoked mushroom risotto.

Specs:

Composition Notes50% Petite Sirah, 50% Cabernet Sauvignon
VineyardsHuston Vineyards, Symms Vineyard, Sawtooth Vineyard, Williamson Vineyard
Release DateJune 2019
Cases Produced272
Growing Season Notes
Composition Notes50% Petite Sirah, 50% Cabernet Sauvignon
VineyardsWilliamson Vineyard, Toolson Vineyard (Petite Sirah); Sawtooth Vineyard, Symms Vineyard (Cabernet Sauvignon)
Release DateJune 2018
Cases Produced110
Growing Season Notes2015 growing season began with the vineyards in recovery mode. November 2014 started with unseasonably warm temperatures followed swiftly by severe cold, causing vine damage and loss throughout Sunnyslope. When bud break began in the spring, growers recognized an approximate 40% crop loss. The 2015 growing season started with early bud break and intense heat throughout the growing season. July brought unseasonable rains and powdery mildew pressure in the vineyards. The harvest season was warm and long, allowing grapes to finish with intense fruit flavors and balanced acids. Overall, what the 2015 vintage lacked in quantity was compensated for in great quality. Small berry size bursting with intense fruit flavors. Delicious!
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Additional information

Weight4.0 lbs
Dimensions12 × 4 × 19 in

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