Behrens & Hitchcock Petite Sirah
(2001 Vintage) Saturated ruby-purple color. Highly nuanced, urgent nose combines black cherry, blueberry, game, chocolate and tar. Dense and thick, with penetrating, urgent flavors of crushed black and blue fruits. ...
International Wine Cellar(2004 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by International Wine Cellar in Issue 126, May/June 2006 ($45; 15.9% alcohol; includes 5% syrah) Saturated ruby-red. Expressive nose offers kirsch, licorice and smoked meat. Large-scaled and wild, with slightly reduced flavors of black fruits and game. Not especially complex but highly concentrated and compellingly sweet. A saline character contributes to the impression of chewiness. Finishes with sweet, broad, palate-saturating tannins and impres...