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Date Printed: 12/25/2014
Parducci True Grit Petite Sirah 2010
Parducci True Grit Petite Sirah 2010
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PRICE ON 12/25/2014: $19.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2012 Tasting Panel rating: 92 points
2006 Wine & Spirits rating: 91 points
2005 Wine & Spirits rating: 92 points
2004 Wine & Spirits rating: 94 points
2004 Wine Enthusiast rating: 93 points
2004 Connoisseurs' Guide rating: 91 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Parducci True Grit Petite Sirah has heady aromas of ripe fruit, white pepper and vanilla, followed by an intense rush of fresh blackberry, dark chocolate, pepper and caramel flavors.

Boldly expressive of varietal character, True Grit Reserve wines, like this one, are the product of very selective fruit sourcing and hands-on winemaking. Each vintage gives the full range of expression for a fearlessly distinct wine.

Blend: 96% Petite Sirah, 4% Syrah

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About Parducci:

Sixteen year-old Adolph Parducci arrived in Northern California with his parents in 1912. The new immigrant family settled in Mendocino County an area that resembled their native Tuscany. Even today, the geography and climate of Mendocino County are similar to Northern Italy. The County's hillside vineyards provide plenty of exposure to ripen hearty red grape varieties, while deep river valleys with good drainage support flavor-packed white grapes. Adolph purchased his first vineyard in 1921, just one-year after Prohibition. To survive, Parducci created a market for his grapes with home winemakers from as far away as New York. Adolph and his four sons built their full-scale winery in 1932 on the site of their original Home Ranch just above the Ukiah Valley.

In 1944, Parducci produced one of the first varietal bottling of California Zinfandel. This wine signaled the arrival of California as a premium winegrowing area and of Parducci Wine Cellars as the producer of quality wines. Two years later, we made the first varietal bottling of California Petite Sirah and today we are still the largest producer of Petite Sirah with just over 20,000 cases.

Parducci is "Family Farmed," locally owned and operated in California's Mendocino County. We are committed to sustainable winegrowing practices that yield top quality grapes and wines while protecting the environment and supporting our community and local farmers.