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Animale 2015 Reserve Petite Sirah Label Petite Sirah June flowering

2015 Reserve Petite Sirah

AVA: Yakima Valley

Blend and Vineyard:

  • 100% Petite Sirah - McIntire Vineyard, Sunnyside

Harvest Dates and Ripeness:

  • 9/21/15, 27.1 brix (35% of harvest)
  • 9/28/15, 26.8 brix (65% of harvest)

Aging: 80% in neutral French oak for 10 months, 20% in stainless steel

Production: 64 cases, unfined, unfiltered

Alcohol: 14.8%

Tasting Notes:

Opaque purple-black color; fragrant aromas of violets, dried blueberries, and blackberry jam, with hints of freshly baked fruit pastry; flavors of rich ripe plums, dried cherries, boysenberries, and mango, with suggestions of orange peel, ginger and cinnamon; hints of black tea enliven a lingering finish.

Label Design: Curt Collinsworth, San Francisco, CA

Winery Retail: $28

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