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Date Printed: 11/22/2014
Foppiano Estate Millennium Reserve Petite Sirah 2001
Foppiano Estate Millennium Reserve Petite Sirah 2001
(search item no. 90776)
collectible wine


PRICE ON 11/22/2014: $24.99

Winemaker's Notes:

Foppiano Vineyards has been a family-owned winery since 1896. Petite Sirah is the hallmark wine from our Russian River Valley Estate. For this special Reserve bottling we selected the oldest Petite Sirah vines from our 2000 Millenium Harvest and allowed the fruit extra hang-time for maxiumum maturity. This richly extracted, aromatic wine with its lingering flavors and exceptional smoothness is a rewarding choice for cellaring and celebrating. Here's to the next century of Petite Sirah!
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About Foppiano:

Foppiano Vineyards was founded in 1896 by Giovanni Foppiano, a native of Genoa, Italy. Giovanni emigrated from Italy to San Francisco in 1864, walking across the isthmus of Panama en route. He hoped to find his riches in the gold fields of California.

It was Giovanni who founded Foppiano Vineyards after moving to Healdsburg, California when his search for gold was unrewarding. He purchased a working winery called "Riverside Farm" on the same land where today's Foppiano Vineyards still stands and operates.

Petite Sirah, the family's favorite wine, has become the winery's signature wine, and is known nationwide as one of the country's top Petites year-in and year-out.