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Stags' Leap Winery Wine Cellars Petite Sirah 2016 Wine Review

Stags' Leap Winery Wine Cellars Petite Sirah 2016

Stags' Leap Winery Wine Cellars Petite Sirah 2016

Napa Valley, California, United States

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $58.95

Drink: 2019-2024

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.2%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Stags' Leap Winery Wine Cellars

Agent: Mark Anthony Wine & Spirits

Natalie's Score: 92/100

So dark purple in the glass, this Petit Sirah is smoky and spicy with ripe dark berry aromas on the nose. Dry, full-bodied with a concentration of blackberry, blueberry, dried herbs, anise and a smattering of cracked black pepper flavours on the palate. Lovely soft smoky finish. Tannins are fine and this smoky Petit Sirah is well-balanced overall. Pair with full-bodied meaty game dishes.

Petite Sirah food pairings: venison, barbecued steak, pork tenderloin.

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This Stags' Leap Winery Wine Cellars Petite Sirah 2016 was reviewed on December 22, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

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Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Beautiful, rich, and flavourful. Aromas of dark berry, smoke and a hint of graphite and warm spice. Full bodied and smooth, with medium acidity, tons of ripe dark berry, along with hints of vanilla, spice, and smoke. Enjoy with a roast beef dinner.
Napa Valley's Stags' Leap Winery 2016 Petit Sirah is actually a very full-bodied blend of 80% Petit Sirah with Syrah and Grenache grapes and a splash of Viognier and Carignan. Lifted and perfumed with fresh ripe blueberry, blackberry, savoury herbs, black pepper and cedar spice wrapped up in a veil of smoke. Tannins are firm. Decant two hours prior to pouring with a well-marbled ribeye steak or hold three more years in cellar. - Community Wine Reviews

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