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Grace Town

Grace Town
2018 Petite Sirah, Lodi

Pair this wine with:
Beef Vegetables

Category: Petite Sirah

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 13.5%
88 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$16

Grace Town
2018 Petite Sirah, Lodi

Pair this wine with:
Beef Vegetables

Category: Petite Sirah

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 13.5%
Black ruby color. Aromas and flavors of dark chocolate mousse with mint, spicy boysenberry pie a la mode, raisin compote, and sassafras with a supple, bright, fruity medium-to-full body and a tingling, interesting, medium-long finish that shows notes of caramel apple, roasted nuts in vanilla custard, cedar, and curry with moderate oak flavor. A brawny, brooding, barrel-chested red that brings a boatload of bright, chewy, blue fruits to the bash.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Juicy & Smooth, New World & Oaky
Aroma Aroma: dark chocolate mousse with mint, spicy boysenberry pie a la mode, raisin compote, and sassafras
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with notes of caramel apple, roasted nuts in vanilla custard, cedar, and curry
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own
Recipes Pairing: Pot Roast, Steak & Potatoes, Beef Stew
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A brawny, brooding, barrel-chested red that brings a boatload of bright, chewy, blue fruits to the bash.

The Producer or Importer

Kysela Pere Et Fils, Ltd.

The Producer or  Importer
331 Victory Rd
Winchester, VA 22602
USA
1 540-722-9228

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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.