2007 Rockpile Petite Sirah

$38.00 -- 91 points! Wine Enthusiast

Purchase 2007 Rockpile Petite Sirah

2007 Rockpile Petite Sirah 2007 Rockpile Petite Sirah

My Petite Sirah is sourced from the Rockpile AVA in northern Sonoma County. Overlooking Lake Sonoma, this vineyard sits well above the fogline giving the Petite Sirah maximum sun exposure. The slightly cooler temperatures than the nearby Dry Creek Valley allow for longer hang time and fruit development.

As you swirl the wine, aromas of cinnamon, cloves, and Indian spices emanate from the glass. You may also notice your glass has been stained purple due to the inky purple color of this rich wine. The concentrated flavors of blackberry, black pepper, and cinnamon will please any wine drinker's palate.

91 points! Wine Enthusiast "Captures the robust, fruity essence of Petite Sirah, in a balanced, richly tannic and ageworthy package. Its completely dry, with complex waves of wild blueberries and blackberries, plums, mulberries, tobacco, leather, dark unsweetened chocolate and peppery spices. Good now, but will benefit from 610 years in the cellar."

Gold Medal Winner, 2009 Sommelier Challenge

Eric Keating

Detailed Wine Information:

Alcohol: 14.3%
Sub-Appellation: Sonoma County
Bottling Date: March 31, 2009
Varietal: 95% Petite Sirah, 5% Zinfandel
Barrels: 80% French Oak, 33% New
Time in Barrels:18 months
Cases produced: 205
Cellaring potential: 2011-2014

Purchase 2007 Rockpile Petite Sirah

  • SKU: 07PS
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