Stags' Leap Winery 2018 Petite Sirah Napa Valley


“Sourced from Calistoga all the way down to Coombsville, the 2018 Petite Sirah is inky purple-black in color. Vanilla notes—it spends 14 months in 25% new American oak—accent blackberries and blueberries on the nose, while it's full-bodied on the palate, where it's a bit chunky but not unfriendly, with a long, dusty finish.” Robert Parker 91+ Points

"Continuing the same time-honored techniques that have made Petite Sirah one of our winery’s staples, Winemaker Christophe Paubert practiced simple and traditional methods to show the uniqueness of the Petite Sirah fruit. Avoiding over-extraction, the wine went through a relatively short maceration period (nine to 12 days on average) that included fermentation, and two of these lots were co-fermented with Viognier to reinforce the floral character of the Petite Sirah. The wine aged for 12 months in American oak barrels (25% new), allowing the spiciness of the oak to complement the natural spice character of the varietal. The final blend included small amounts of Syrah, Grenache and Mourvèdre to bring further complexity to the finished wine."

Bottle Size: All bottles are 750ML unless otherwise noted.

21 and Over: Adult Signature Required

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