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Stags' Leap Winery Petite Sirah

Wine Details

Varietal

Petite Sirah

Style

Red

Wine Description

There's nothing petite about this wine! Inky dark and delicious, this Petite Sirah from one of Napa Valley's most famous wineries combines ageability and value.Howevever, Petite Syrah is a more delicate wine than its color or flavor intensity would imply," says winemaker Robert Brittan. From the outset, the grapes that become a part of this wine are handled with extreme care - handpicked, transported the short distance to the winery in small bins, and fermented in small batches at moderately w...

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (1992 Vintage) Rating: 83/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 09/30/95
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (2001 Vintage) Here is a mid-sized Merlot that eschews strength and evident extract in favor of polish. Its mild black-cherry themes are given a lift by slightly creamy oak, and, if tending a little to dryness at the finish, it is a pleasant, lightly tannic and wholly useful wine for near- to mid-term drinking.
  • Wine Spectator
    (1987 Vintage) Rating: 87/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 08/31/90
  • Wine Spectator
    (1985 Vintage) Rating: 85/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/15/88