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...
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