Petite Sirah

    Sharing Vina Vida: A Personal Wine Experience at Newly Opened Kuhlman Cellars

    by Robin English-Bircher, Wine Travel Writer, Texas Wine and Trail October 01, 2014 Wine is addictive. For many in the Texas Wine industry, the addiction seeps into their very being; it drives them and brings great contentment and satisfaction. One of the most recent couples to be swept into wine is Christopher and Jennifer Cobb.

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    Wine of the Day September 20, 2014

    2010 Relic, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley. The duo of Mike Hirby and Schatzi Throckmorton make and run Relic, a small lot winery in Napa Valley, these two worked at the famed Behrens & Hitchcock and craft some great wines, including some of the best Petite Sirah and Syrah wines in the Valley. Mike also makes Realm and has consulted at D.R.

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      Tales From: Nalle Winery, Dry Creek Valley

      the drunken cyclist - - 8 readers - I pulled into the winery, parked near the above ground cave, and followed the tasting room signs to the rear of the structure. I waited for a bit as the tasting room staff was busy–the table was a few people deep. I was at Nalle Winery where I was to meet with Doug Nalle, long time winemaker and owner of the Dry Creek institution.

      Murphy-Goode Liars Dice Zinfandel 2011 - Yowza, This Is a Bold, Flavorful Wine!

      The Reverse Wine Snob - - 8 readers - BULK BUY! Everything I love about Zinfandel at a great price. 93% Zinfandel and 7% Petite Sirah from Dry Creek and Alexander Valley in Sonoma County, California. SRP of $21 and available for as low as $14. Sample submitted for review. From the bottle: "The best thing about wine is it doesn't lie. The sun, the soil, the crush, the barrel -- it's all right there in the glass, naked and honest.

      Top 10 Red Wines Under $20 - Fall 2014 Edition

      The Reverse Wine Snob - - 8 readers - An all new list! This post brought to you by: Get the Spindrift Cellars Pinot Noir 2012 for just $17.99 plus FREE SHIPPING on any size order! It's time for the next update of The Reverse Wine Snob Top 10 Red Wines Under $20! In fact, we're well overdue for an update and with fall officially starting and a bit of crispness in the air, our thoughts naturally turn to red wine.

    The latest about Petite Sirah

      Dark & Delicious Petite Sirah® returns on February 20, 2015

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      Wine of the week: Pennywise Petite Sirah 2012

      …The Wine Curmudgeon long ago accepted the fact that petite sirah didn’t taste like petite sirah, that it had been bastardized by Big Wine to taste like a darker fruit version of grocery store merlot on the cheap end and by high-end winemakers to taste like high-alcohol syrah or zinfandel. So it is with great joy that I can report…

      3 readers - By The Wine Curmudgeon

      Venge Vineyard's Scout's Honor Napa Valley 2012 Red Wine

      … with moderate tannin carried a rich array of flavors that followed the nose with the addition of plum and red licorice. Finished well with spice and some heat from the 15.5% alcohol. Varietals are 70% Zinfandel, 14% Petite Sirah, 11% Charbono, and 5% Syrah. Index-of-reviewed-wines Copyright 2010-2014 Dennis Tsiorbas. All rights reserved, Template provided by Blogger…

      6 readers - By New Hampshire Wine-man

      Wine of the Day September 30, 2014

      … matches well with BBQ. Sera Fina’s Zin aka Primitivo, named such for the Italian heritage tastes like it may have some Petite Sirah in the blend and it’s a very dark colored wine that will certainly appeal to ZAP and lovers of the more potent style, though at 14.5% it is not a monster, it is solid offering and more interesting than some much more expensive wines in this category. ($25 Est.) 87-89 Points, grapelive This entry was posted in Wine Articles, Wine Reviews on September 30, 2014 by admin.…

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      Five Wines from Coppola

      … Diamond Chardonnay Monterey County 100% Chardonnay $16, 13.5% abv. Buttered popcorn, touch of vanilla and caramel. Bright acidity but a fairly round body with a woody aftertaste. 2011 Francis Coppola Diamond Malbec California 89% Malbec, 7% Syrah, 4% Petite Sirah $18, 13.1% abv. Bright plum aroma with touches of leather and coffee. Round mouthfeel…

      3 readers - By Ben Carter/ Benito's Wine Reviews

      Top 10 Red Wines Under $20 - Fall 2014 Edition

      … and 7% Petite Sirah from Dry Creek and Alexander Valley in Sonoma, this one can be found for as low as $14. A nose of black cherry, black currants, vanilla, mint and a little bramble explodes into loads of juicy and sweet dark fruit infused with luscious vanilla and caramel and dotted with black pepper when tasting. Depth of flavor is one…

      8 readers - By The Reverse Wine Snob

      On the Wine Road: A Visit to Dry Creek Vineyard

      … for the wine, but this wine is at least a bit closer to home, the grapes are sourced from Sonoma County. Home to some pretty old vines, like 75-100 year old vines sourced to make this wine back in the go-go nineties. Possibly aiding this wine with a bit of color and backbone, this wine had 11% Petite Sirah blended into the back end of it. In the glass…

      1 readers - By Cuvée Corner Wine Blog

      great grapes in alto adige

      … I will: great weave of fruit, tarragon, and meat. Great tannins that will help it age and get even better. 25 euro. lagrein This is the other indigenous varietal in Alto Adige, and one of the few heavier grapes grown in the region. And when I say heavy, I mean heavy. It’s about as inky and tannic as Petite Sirah, and can be pretty off-putting…

      3 readers - By grapefriend

      Malbec tops 5th annual Idaho Wine Competition

      … of the state’s oldest and largest wineries, also won a unanimous double gold medal for its Tempranillo, as well as gold medals for Petite Sirah, Gewürztraminer and Pinot Gris. Malbec’s bright future in Snake River Valley Idaho not only has 50 wineries, but it also grows a wide variety of wine grapes, including everything from Riesling to Malbec…

      6 readers - By Great Northwest Wine

      A Few Hahn Family Wines

      …) and horse (Smith) ranch and planted them to various grape varieties and produced their first Cabernet Sauvignon back in 1980. 2012 Smith and Hook Cabernet Sauvingnon Central Coast: Retail $25. 93% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Petite Sirah. Black cherry nose—big fruit. On the palate good fruit, but a bit reserved. Better than the nose would indicate. I actually…

      4 readers - By the drunken cyclist

      The Long Tail Wine Post

      … on the finish. Around $25 retail. Oberon 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon A widely available and satisfying Cabernet very representative of Napa. It’s smooth and velvety (almost thick) on the palate, balanced and not over the top. Around $28. Tooth and Nail The Possessor 2011 Blend Really big wine we had at Columbia Firehouse, Cabernet led blend with Petite Sirah…

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      Events, Past and Present

      …, and with her band she served up a healthy dose of great music. There were 25 tables full of happy party guests, and each table created their own blend using Testa’s 2013 vintage reds: Cabernet Sauvignon, Petite Sirah, Zinfandel, and Carignane. I sat with judges John Buechsenstein, John Dickerson, and Heidi Cusick Dickerson. Heidi wrote this column…

      2 readers - By John on Wine - a wine blog

      Romancing the Rhones 2014

      … opens to juicy peach, papaya and apricot flavors. Mineral notes join mid-palate. Rich with racy acidity of the finish. 89 Male: Pear and honey aromas and flavors. Vibrant wine, mouthwatering with lively acidity 88 SILVER Battaglini Estate Winery 2009 Old vines, Estate Proprietor Reserve Twin Pines Vineyard Petite Sirah Russian River Valley, $40.00 200…

      2 readers - By Affairs of the Vine