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Mcmanis Family Vineyards Petite Sirah
$11.99 USD
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Winemaker's Notes

(From 2011 Vintage) The 2011 offering of Petite Sirah from McManis Family Vineyards is almost black in color. While very dark in color the hue is vibrant and youthful. The nose has an abundance of ripe black fruits, predominantly Blackberry and Boysenberry. Oak aging has contributed a pleasing mélange of rich creamy caramel and maple syrup scents, with just a barely perceptible waff of smoke. The dense viscous liquid delivers all of the flavors one would expect from the aromatics. Savory and luscious the finish pleasantly persistent.

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    bought at specs in Houston. rated 3 when opened, but much better next day. dry, full flavor. Only tried 2008 so far. also had 2010 in Nov 2012. enjoyed, would buy again.

    almost 3 years
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    Yes needs to beath. Used a decanter with this one .

    about 2 years
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    Deep Let Breathe Beth LOVES!

    over 4 years
Expert Reviews
  • Wine & Spirits
    Shows the dry astringency, sharp acidity and bitterness of a fine, young Petite Sirah, with currant and pepper flavors accented with smoky oak. Doesnrsquo;t seem likely to develop, so drink now with hearty fare, like pasta with sausages.