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2018 Robert Foley Petite Sirah "Napa Valley"

Robert Foley 2018 Petite Sirah

Winery: Robert Foley

Vintage: 2018

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Napa Valley"

Wine Category: Petite Sirah

Grape blend: 100% Petite Sirah

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Napa Valley

State or country: CA

Price: $60

Cases produced: 426

KWG Score: 93 (based on 2 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Excellent (94)

Review date: September 16, 2022

Wine Review: This midnight purple colored Petite Sirah from Robert Foley is excellent. It opens with a blueberry and black tea bouquet with hints of dark chocolate, capers, and almond. On the palate, this wine is full bodied with integrated medium acidity. The mouthfeel is very well-balanced, rich, and super smooth. The flavor profile is mulberry and black licorice blend with notes blueberry. We also detected some hints of black tea, oak, and prune. The finish is dry and its big, bold, and dusty tannins build-up and last for a very long time. The Tasting Panel would pair this Petite Sirah with a cigar. With food, we would pair it with a Kona crusted bone-in ribeye or braised short ribs. Enjoy – KWGTP

Winemaker Notes: This is the Big Rock Candy Mountain of wine! Super-ripe blackberry pie with a hint of briar, this 100% Petite Sirah is massively extracted, yet maintains a sense of balance and elegance. A lush round mouthfeel avoids the monolithic astringency of this variety, while gentle tannins provide a lingering finish. This will be fun to enjoy from now until 2062.

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