Volante Vineyards

Petite Sirah

2005 Petite Sirah
Thompson Vineyards
CA - Mendocino County - Redwood Valley
Size: 750ml


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This ia another well crafted, dark and inky Petite Sirah from Volante. It starts with delightful aromas of spicy blackberry, baked blackberry pie and vanilla that segue into a palate loaded spicy bramble and bright black fruit flavors. Easy to like.


Total Cases: 550
Harvest Dates: October 2005
Bottling Date: August 2007
Release Date: June 2008

Average Degree Brix: 25.0
Titratable Acidity: g/L
pH at Bottling:
Alcohol Level: 14.4000%

Blend/Composition: 95.27% Petite Sirah, 4.73% Zinfandel
Fermentation: Open top with 3 punch downd=s daily above 10 brix and twice daily below 10 brix.
Aging: 35% new oak, of this 70% was American from Seguin Moreau and 30% French from Radoux.

Winemaker's Notes

Inky, intense black purple, fruit driven Petite Sirah. The terrific toasty oak meshes well with soft and framed tannins. Aging well with vibrant color and a lot of fruit on the palate.

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