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Magazine Archives: Jan. 31 - Feb. 29, 2004

Petite's Road Back

James Laube
Issue: January 31, 2004

Winemakers are often at a loss to explain why Petite Sirah, with its devout, cultlike following, isn't more popular with the general public. Still, this dense, hearty, muscular, inky-black red wine is enjoying an unprecedented surge in admiration among those who know it best, thanks to a run of great vintages and vastly improved winemaking.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands January 31, 2004.

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