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2014 Pedroncelli Petite Sirah "Family Vineyards"

Pedroncelli 2014 Petite Sirah

Winery: Pedroncelli

Vintage: 2014

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Family Vineyards"

Wine Category: Petite Sirah

Grape blend: 92% Petite Sirah & 8% Zinfandel

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Dry Creek Valley

State or country: CA

Price: $18

Cases produced: 1,800

KWG Score: 84 (based on 2 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (88)

Review date: March 24, 2018

Wine Review: This midnight purple colored Petite Sirah from Pedroncelli is a good value. It opens with a new leather and fig bouquet with hints of prune, dried cherry and eucalyptus. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied and slightly acidic. The flavor profile is a cedar plank influenced smoked beef stick with notes of espresso. We also detected hints of plum, cranberry and balsamic. The finish is dry and its flavors linger. The Panel thought this reminded them of a South African red, so they would pair it with Jiko’s wild boar or burnt ends. Enjoy - KWGTP

Winemaker Notes: Purple and dense in the glass. Our Petite Sirah offers rich aromas of ripe plum, vanilla and toasty oak. It shows very deep and complex flavors of blackberries, black pepper spice and dark chocolate that are highlighted by mocha notes. Full bodied, there is nothing petite about this wine, and it is well structured with firm tannins and a long finish. It has the structure to age well over many years. Decant if desired.

Organic status: not organic

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