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Stags' Leap Petit Sirah 2009 Wine Review

Stags' Leap Petit Sirah 2009

Stags' Leap Petit Sirah 2009

Napa Stags' Leap AVA, United States

Community Score: 4.6/5

Community Reviews: 1

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Drink: 2011-2015



 

Alcohol: 15%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


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rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

This is a food based review for a recipe found on my blog at...

http://braisedblue.net/2012/04/18/recipe-cabernet-braised-beef-short-ribs-w-cumin-and-carrot-barley-risotto/

This seems like a simple pairing. You’re cooking with Cabernet so why not drink a cabernet with the meal. I am going to go against that. Stags’ Leap Petit Sirah will work well with the flavour profile. Petit Sirah is an inky black wine with big berry flavours and powdery tannins. It has a little more sweetness than most reds but it also has great tannic bitterness that gives the wine balance. The deep flavours of the braising liquid and the meat will work perfectly with the big fruity richness in this wine from the heart of the Stags' Leap District in Napa.

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