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Charles Cimicky Petite Sirah

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This is a new varietal that Charles planted eight years ago. In 2005 the berries were extremely small with thick skins that stained the harvester promising a wine of fantastic color and natural struc...

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  • International Wine Cellar
    Inky ruby. Extremely ripe, port-like aromas of dark fruit liqueur, smoked meat, underbrush and dried flowers. Ripe dark fruit and cherry brandy flavors are given further depth by a rich, chocolatey quality, with slow-mounting tannins adding grip. Doesn't so much finish as slowly fades away. This will need to be served with the richest red meat dishes, or, better still, with blue cheeses. Pretty serious stuff.
  • Ken's Wine Guide
    I have been pretty impressed with the Petite Sirah that I have tried from Australia this year. So I thought that I would enter this wine in our blind high end red wine tasting at the beginning of Fe...
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