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2009 Spellbound Winery Petite Sirah California
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Spellbound
02/21/2012
by Zega12181927
This wine has remained consistently my favorite for some time. It is a reasonably priced but reliably Nappa petit syrah. It has all the noteriety of a heftier priced wine but I can enjoy it as casual table wine. It never fails to get compliments from guests.

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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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