2008 PETITE SIRAHWine Match Special Selection

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WINE DETAILS
retail price: $50.00
club price: $37.50
available:Yes
cases:300
formats: 750mL
released:Jan 11, 2012
date profiled:Jan 19, 2012
region:Central Coast
AVA:Paso Robles
vineyards:Batdorf Vineyards
estate fruit:Yes
single vineyard: Yes
brix at harvest:24.6°
alcohol:14.7%
fined:No
filtered:No
oak type:50% French |50% Neutra ... 50% French |50% Neutral  
oak barrels:50% New  
oak aging: 35 Months  
 
varietal%AVAclone
petite sirah 100% Paso Robles
 
ships to: AK AR CA CO CT DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS LA ME MI MN MO NE NV NH NM NY NC ND OH OR RI SC TN TX VT VA WA WV WI WY
 
Winemaker Patrick Davies Notes
Tasting Notes: Rich and intense this black Petite Sirah delivers jammy notes of blueberries, blackberries and strawberries with a hint of anise. Enjoy with full flavored rich foods and great companyThis Petite Sirah came in to the winery loaded with character and color. We fermented using the F-15 yeast strain, which is an excellent fermenter with Petite Sirah complimenting its mouthfeel while adding richness. We crushed to tank and performed 2 pump-overs a day to help extract maximum color. We then pressed after 13 days of skin contact, to keep the wine from extracting any harsh or tannic characters from the extracted skins, and barrel aged for about 35 months, utilizing ~50% French Oak and the rest neutral. Bottling was performed on 9/2/11 ...more...
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