2016 Petite Sirah "The Heritage Collection" (Peirano Estate)
Peirano Estate, Heritage Collection Petite Sirah, Lodi, CA 2016100% Petite Sirah SPICY EARTH, CINNAMON, OAK & LUSH BERRIES Peirano Estate has been farmed by the same family since the 1800's. They are now the oldest continually operated vineyard in Lodi, California with many vines over 100 years old. From these vines comes this Petite Sirah, inky dark and tasting of berries, cinnamon, earth, oak and even a hint of sweet tomato. A bold vintage, this year. Remember, Petite Sirah is not Syrah or Shiraz, but a separate grape altogether originally called Duriff. Serving Suggestion: Rare but seared beef or lamb. Teleggio cheese. Lasagna with a spicy sauce.