Stag's Leap Wine Cellars Petite Syrah 1998

Petite Sirah from Napa Valley, California

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Winemaker's Notes

An ebullient bouquet of blackberry and plum unfurls on tendrils of leather and peppered tobacco. This wines boldness continues in a burst of black cherry in the mouth, gaining immediate balance from restrained tannins that carry the fruit gently through a velvety finish. Try with boeuf Bourguignon or goat cheese and grilled vegetable pizza.

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Considered one of the first growths of Napa Valley, Stag's Leap Wine Cellars produces renowned Cabernet Sauvignon from its historic Stags Leap District estate vineyards. Founded in 1970, the winery brought international recognition to California winemaking and the Napa Valley when the 1973 S.L.V. Cabernet Sauvignon won the now famout 1976 Paris Tasting, also known as the Judgement...

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Learn About Napa Valley

It's hard not to think of Napa Valley when thinking of California wines. The region is, after all, the one that brought world recognition to California wine making. The area was settled by a few choice wine families in the 1960's who bet that the wines of the area would grow and flourish. They were right. The Napa wine industry really took off in the 1980's, when vineyard...

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Learn About Petite Sirah

Petite Sirah(peh-TEET seer-AH) Not So Small There is nothing petite about this grape. Petite Sirah, the result of a crossing between Syrah and Peloursin, is also known as Durif. Being the father, Syrah imparted some of its flavors and characteristics to its offspring, but the two grapes are decisively different. Petite Sirah is mostly found in California, where it gained...

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