(2002 Vintage) There is nothing petite about Petite Sirah. It has traditionally been used in blends to make red wines bigger and more assertive. Our 2002 Petite Sirah was fermented warm and handled gently throughout the winemaking process, maximizing color and flavor extraction. 70% was barrel aged 12 months in both new and older American and French oak. The remainder was cellared in stainless steel to better preserve the delicate and fresh blueberry fruit character so typical of the variety. This is a big, ful...
Wine Advocate(2001 Vintage) Rating: 85/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 148 on Aug-03
Wine Spectator(2001 Vintage) Rating: 84/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 01/01/03