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More Top Rated Petite Sirah

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Petite Sirah originated in Montpellier, France, though it is grown today in other regions of the world, including Israel, Australia and California. Considered to be somewhat acidic with relatively intense tannins, Petite Sirah has a deep, dark-red color and an herbal bouquet, with tones of black pepper, black fruits, plum and blueberry. The following selections are some of the best previously featured Petite Sirahs we've tasted, starting with our highest rated wines.

 

Chateau La Paws
2002 Petite Sirah
Alameda, CA
14/20

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Foppiano Vineyards
2003 Petite Sirah
Russian River Valley, CA
14/20
$23

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Concannon Vineyard
2005 Petite Sirah, Limited Release
Central Coast, CA
13.5/20

$14

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Barra
2001 Petite Sirah
Mendocino, CA
13/20

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Guenoc
2000 Petite Sirah
Guenoc Valley, CA
13/20

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