2013 Rockpile Reserve Petite Sirah

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Averge Brix at Harvest:
24.0 ºBrix


Total Acidity:
0.72 gm/100ml


Cases Produced:
253 cases

Bottling Date:
May 20, 2015

Fact Sheet

Our Rockpile Reserve®  titles designate a series of elegant red wines from the Rockpile AVA, 1000-2000 feet above Lake Sonoma and the Dry Creek Valley in NW Sonoma County.  The Petite Sirah is the from the Parks’ Rockpile Vineyard, one of the first vineyards to be planted in the AVA, back in 1988.  It is not a “rip your face off” Petite, but graciously styled while still full bodied, and packed with black pepper and sweet oak.

Winemaker Notes:

Passionate purple in color, lively black peppery spice on perfumey blue-blackberry fruit along with Cedary oak spice, dusty cocoa, warm vanilla creme at finish, structured tannins for aging.

Harvest Date:

September 19, 2013

Fermentation Characteristics:

4 days cold soak for a total 9 days on skins - Fermented in T-bins with 5 different yeasts and punched down by hand two times/day

Cellar Storage/Aging:

18 months in oak: 33% new American, 22% new French, 45% neutral French


Rockpile, Sonoma County

Release Date:

April 1, 2016