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L.A. Cetto Petite Sirah 2013 Wine Review

L.A. Cetto Petite Sirah 2013

L.A. Cetto Petite Sirah 2013

Baja California, Mexico

Community Score:86/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $11.95

Drink: 2014-2016

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: L.A. Cetto Winery

Agent: Joseph Cipelli Wines & Spirits

Natalie's Score: 86/100

Stewed prunes on the nose, full-bodied with some fleshy black plum on the palate. Good price. Pair with hamburgers.

Sirah food pairings: lamb cutlets, hamburgers, espresso and cocoa-rubbed flank steak, black bean soup, cheese.

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This L.A. Cetto Petite Sirah 2013 was reviewed on December 30, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Greg Hughes rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Yes, Mexico does make wine. In this case, this winke comes from Northern Baja, south of California. La Cetto tend to focus a lot on really robust reds. In this case, Petit Sirah (Durif); a cross between Syrah and Peloursin.
It borders on opaque purple; Glasscoating.
The aromas are full-on cooked plum, cherries jubilee, olive, prune, tobacco, and smoke.
The flavours are equally as big. The alcohol peeks out a bit, but the mouthfeel is great. Returning to the palate after having let it rest, blueberry pie filling emerges. This wine oozes dark fruit bombast.
One can imagine such a place as Mexico wouod have to make sure that any varietals they chose would be able to survuve the intense heat. They manage Zinfandel, Viognier, Nebbiolo, and Sangiovese. Well worth a try and a great wine for sliders or elk burgers.
Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

An extra-dry, rich red wine from Baja California, Mexico. Ripe blueberries and prunes, with dark chocolate and a slightly floral aspect on nose. The palate gives figs and prunes, dark chocolate, smoke and licorice- rather like a Mexican mole sauce in a glass. Pair with lamb burgers.
Tasted June 2017

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