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2005 Rosenblum Cellars Petite Sirah Heritage Clones California
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About Rosenblum Cellars

With no vineyards of its own, Rosenblum Cellars’ home base is a giant hangar next to the docks in Alameda. Here, winemaker John Kane directs his focus to Zinfandel, Petite Sirah, and Syrah…but mostly Zinfandel. They like it so much at Rosenblum that they make over 20 varieties.

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2005 Rosenblum Cellars Petite Sirah Heritage Clones California

Producer: Rosenblum Cellars
Style: Red Wine
Grape Type: Petite Sirah
Origin: California
Region: Other California

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by gamay11784757
big and lovely for both of us
Juicy and rich
by Thomas McGarry
Notes of blueberry, sweet plums, meat grizzle and cola. Inky,sweet black fruits and anise with a solid core of juiciness and tannins


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About California

It is remarkable that an industry essentially less than a half-century old could capture the attention of the American wine-buying public to the degree that California has. Powerful consumer interest in California wine is driven by two major factors. The more obvious reason is that California's best wines, which come from grapes grown in...

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Petite Sirah

Even though the origins of this grape are in France, California is the place to look for the best expressions of Petite Sirah. The "Petite" in the name refers not to the size of the vines but rather to the size of the grapes. In fact, the high skin to juice ratio that accompanies the small berries allows Petite Sirah to produce wines with high tannins and...
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