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Animale 2006 Petite Sirah Label

2006 Petite Sirah

AVA: Yakima Valley

Blend and Vineyards:

Alcohol: 13.2%

Production: 45 cases

Harvest Dates and Brix at Harvest:

  • Petite Sirah:
    • 10/31/06, 22.9 brix
    • 11/8/06, 24.2 brix
  • Syrah:
    • 10/20/06, 27.5 brix
    • 10/21/06, 26.1 brix

Tasting Notes:

Iridescent purple-black color, aromas of fresh blackberries and berry jam, with a hint of menthol; on the palate, intriguing flavors of cherries and raspberries, with accents of nutmeg, mace, and lemon crystals; a very firm and long finish will ensure a good pairing with robust cuisine, or a long life in the cellar.