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4 Ratings
Behrens & Hitchcock Petite Sirah

Wine Details

Varietal

Zinfandel

Style

Red

Wine Description

(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. ...

Expert Reviews
  • 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...