Petite Sirah

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Petit Sirah is loved for its deeply colored wines with rich black fruit flavors and bold tannins. The grape related to Syrah and the rare French grape, Peloursin. The French call it "Durif" but this wine is rare outside of California.

Full-Bodied Red

Taste Profile

  • Body: Full
  • Sweetness: Dry
  • Tannin: High
  • Acidity: Medium
  • Alcohol: Over 15% ABV

Handling

  • Serving Temp Room (60–68°F)
  • Glass TypeUniversal
  • Decant 1 Hour
  • Ageability10+ years
  • Avg Price $30.00

Food Pairing

Given the wines sometimes aggressive tannins, Petite Sirah will do well matched with fat and umami – be it steaks from the grill or a plate of beef stroganoff.

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