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Tasting Highlights: California Petite Sirah

Ten exciting wines from an underappreciated grape that, despite its name, can make some very big reds
MaryAnn Worobiec
Posted: August 25, 2008


Petite Sirah has a lot of personality, with dense (sometimes rustic and chewy) tannins, inky dark color and powerful, potent dark fruit flavors. And with Petite Sirah's strong identity comes a strong following—there's even a fan club (P.

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