Stags' Leap Winery Napa Valley Petite Syrah 2018
SKU: 7308

Stags' Leap Winery Napa Valley Petite Syrah 2018

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Category Red Wine
Region California, Napa Valley
Brand Stags' Leap Winery
Alcohol/vol 14.1%
Regarded for our long history with Petite Sirah, this winery staple is generous in its core of black and blueberry fruit, pepper spice and floral notes.
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With small amounts of Syrah, Grenache and other mixed Rhône varieties, this is a soft, integrated and approachable red made in a graceful and balanced style. Savory in black plum, leather, dried herb and cocoa powder, it finds its way to a peppery finish.

Virginie Boone, November 1, 2020
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The 2017 Petite Sirah is composed of 85% Petite Sirah, 6% Syrah, 6% Grenache and 3% mixed Rhone varieties. It was aged 14 months in American oak, 25% new. Deep garnet-purple colored, it bursts from the glass with exuberant scents of prunes, baked black cherries and mulberries with hints of candied violets, unsmoked cigars and new leather plus a hint of spice cake. The medium-bodied palate has a firm level of chewy tannins with plenty of freshness to support the bombastic black fruit preserves, finishing long and earthy. 31,647 cases were made.

Lisa Perrotti-Brown, October 30, 2020