2003 Rosenblum Petite Sirah San Francisco Bay "Heritage Clones"
San Francisco Bay, California
WB Rating: 90

Alcohol by volume: 15.4%
Price at time of purchase: $19.00 (from winery)
Type: Petite Sirah
Principal varietal(s): 100% Petite Sirah

Another ridiculously rich, delicious, chewy, impenetrably opaque Petite Sirah from Rosenblum. Super ripe, jammy raspberry/blackberry fruit with lots of vanilla oak and balsam and a delightfully rich yet chalky mouth feel. How Rosenblum pumps this much flavor into these wines is a wondrous mystery. Not especially complex, I suppose, but a delight, and a deal at $19. - WB Team 2005-04-13


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