2016 York Creek Petite Sirah

$38.00

Wine Information

100% Petite Sirah

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Appellation

Spring Mountain, Napa Valley

Alcohol By Volume

13.6%

Dark opaque in color, peppery nose with hint of bacon fat and vanilla. Blackberry fruit, full bodied, firm tannic grip, rich, layered finish of mint and thyme. JO (7/20)
We first made this wine in 1971 from this rugged hillside vineyard. Petite sirah, typically used as a blending varietal with zinfandel, merits being made on its own in certain special sites such as York Creek. Despite limiting maceration time during fermentation to five days, the 2016 is a wine of deep, dark color and formidable structure. Twelve months aging in American oak helped integrate tannins. This full bodied complex petite sirah will mature over 15 years.
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