2013 Florence Petite Sirah


Price: $40.00
Quantity:
Averge Brix at Harvest:
24.8 ºBrix

Alcohol:
14.5%

Total Acidity:
0.67 gm/100ml

pH:
3.56


Cases Produced:
383 cases


Bottling Date:
May 20, 2015

Fact Sheet

The Petite Sirah is farmed by legendary Rockpile grower Jack Florence on a well-draining, rocky riverbed vineyard. Located on the northern tip of Dry Creek Valley, this Petite Sirah is brighter and jammier than its Rockpile counterpart.

 

Winemaker Notes:

Inky blue-purple in color, sweet black razzberry jammy fruit—yum! Dark chocolatey oak spice, bright acidity but very juicy-supple, bit of warm vanilla at finish, structured tannins for aging.

Harvest Date:

September 24, 2013

Fermentation Characteristics:

5 day cold soak pre-ferment, for a total of 13 days on skins, fermented in T-bins, punched down by hand 2 times/day.

Cellar Storage/Aging:

18 months in oak barrels: 40% new American, 13% new Hungarian and 47% older French and American

Appellation:

Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County

Release Date:

April 1, 2017