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Date Printed: 8/28/2014
Ravenswood Vintners Blend Petite Sirah 2007
Ravenswood Vintners Blend Petite Sirah 2007
(search item no. 104607)

PRICE ON 8/28/2014: $11.79

Winemaker's Notes:

Vintners Blend Petite Sirah showcases one of California's original varietals. The 2007 vintage spent 15 days on the skins and then 12 months in French oak. It has violet, plum, and chocolate on the nose--candied apple, dark cherry, and a luscious creaminess coat the palate. Ravenswood Petite Sirah is delicious for everyday drinking and an exceptional value.
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About Ravenswood:

Fueled initially by the inspiration and winemaking skills of Joel Peterson, aided and abetted by his business partner W. Reed Foster, Ravenswood winery has been dedicated to top quality, hand-crafted wine since the first crush in 1976. Every Ravenswood wine carries a unique vintage and vineyard identity in addition to the intense powerful – gothic – character with which the winery has come to be associated.

A key to Ravenswood’s success is our long-standing relationships with over 60 independent grape growers. Vineyards are chosen for their location, age, yield and special flavor characteristics. At Ravenswood, we are devoted to working with growers who share our philosophy about high quality.

Ravenswood Vineyard Designate wines are made employing what winemaker Joel Peterson refers to as “stubborn and impractical” Old World enological practices. Wines are fermented in small wooden tanks using wild, natural yeasts and punched down by hand three to five times per day. The wines are characterized by intense, spicy aromas supported by rich, berry flavors and long, clean finishes.