Elyse Rutherford Petite Sirah 2001

Petite Sirah from Napa Valley, California

$32.99
Item No. 60125
  • red wine
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Winemaker's Notes

The 2001 Rutherford Petite Sirah is deep, dark purple in color and amazingly textured with over-the-top concentration of fruit flavors.

Lush aromas of wild blackberries, cherries and plum are interwoven with licorice, black pepper and hints of wild game. This wine has unique jammy ripeness with long, soft tannins and a lingering coffee, mocha oak finish.

Drink now and over the next 10 to 12 years.

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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