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Corner 103

Corner 103
2017 Petite Sirah, Dry Creek Valley

Pair this wine with:
Beef Pork Vegetables

Category: Petite Sirah

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 14.6%
88 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$55
Cellar Selection

Corner 103
2017 Petite Sirah, Dry Creek Valley

Pair this wine with:
Beef Pork Vegetables

Category: Petite Sirah

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 14.6%
Black violet color. Attractive aromas and flavors of blueberry pancakes, lavender, candied lemon, and ripe plum with a tannic, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a warming, complex, medium-long finish with light oak flavor. A bold and gripping Petite Sirah that rewards each sip with mouthwatering acidity.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Juicy & Smooth, Oaky, Rich & Full & Spicy & Complex
Aroma Aroma: blueberry pancakes, lavender, candied lemon, and ripe plum
Taste Flavor: blueberry pancakes, lavender, candied lemon, and ripe plum
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry-yet-Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-3 years on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Bacon Wrapped Filet Steak, Steak & Potatoes, Beef Stew
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A bold and gripping Petite Sirah that rewards each sip with mouthwatering acidity.

The Producer

Corner 103

The Producer
103 W. Napa Street
Sonoma, CA 95476
USA
1 707-931-6141

Their Portfolio

86 Corner 103 2020 Grenache Blanc, Alexander Valley 14% (USA) $35.00.
87 Corner 103 2019 Chardonnay, Carneros, Sonoma 13.8% (USA) $40.00.
88 Corner 103 2017 Petite Sirah, Dry Creek Valley 14.6% (USA) $55.00.
91 Corner 103 2020 Rosé, Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast 13% (USA) $30.00.
89 Corner 103 2018 Corner Cuvée Red Blend, Sonoma County 14.8% (USA) $55.00.
93 Corner 103 2018 Inspiration Red Blend, Sonoma County 14.5% (USA) $75.00.
90 Corner 103 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma Valley 15.4% (USA) $60.00.
95 Corner 103 2018 Petit Verdot, Alexander Valley 15% (USA) $60.00.
90 Corner 103 2019 Malbec, Sonoma County 14.5% (USA) $55.00.
91 Corner 103 2019 Old Vine, Zinfandel, Central Coast 15.3% (USA) $50.00.
92 Corner 103 2019 Syrah, Sonoma County 14.5% (USA) $50.00.
88 Corner 103 2019 Zinfandel, Sonoma Valley 15% (USA) $50.00.
91 Corner 103 2020 Chardonnay, Carneros, Sonoma 14.5% (USA) $45.00.
87 Corner 103 2019 Marsanne-Roussanne, Alexander Valley 14.3% (USA) $35.00.
92 Corner 103 2019 Malbec, Sonoma County 14.5% (USA) $50.00.
87 Corner 103 2021 Rosé, Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast 13% (USA) $30.00.
89 Corner 103 2020 Pinot Noir, Carneros 14.3% (USA) $55.00.
89 Corner 103 2019 Corner Cuvée Red Blend, Sonoma County 15% (USA) $55.00.
90 Corner 103 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma County 15.4% (USA) $65.00.
87 Corner 103 2021 Chardonnay, Carneros 14.2% (USA) $45.00.
89 Corner 103 2020 Moon Mountain District, Cabernet Franc, Sonoma County 14.9% (USA) $65.00.
90 Corner 103 2020 Corner Cuvée Red Blend, Sonoma County 15% (USA) $60.00.
88 Corner 103 2022 Rosé, Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast 13% (USA) $30.00.
88 Corner 103 2020 Allure Red Blend, Sonoma County 14.5% (USA) $60.00.
92 Corner 103 2020 Inspiration Red Blend, Sonoma County 13.9% (USA) $75.00.

Petite Sirah

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Serve in a Zinfandel Wine Glass
Petite Sirah, which is also spelled as Petite Syrah (or even Petit Sirah) is a California red wine with deep color, rich tannins and a good deal of spice. While a few medium and larger-sized producers in California make Petite Sirah, most examples are from smaller artisan producers. These vintners often emphasize the chocolate and plum flavors as well as the chewy tannins.

As these wines are rugged in nature, these often need a few years after release before they are in ideal drinking condition; five to seven years is generally an ideal time frame for best consumption. Pair Petite Sirah with such foods as grilled lamb, pork roasts, stews and game.