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Average Brix at Harvest: 25.8°
Alcohol: 14.1%

Total Acidity: 0.64 gm/100ml
pH: 3.54


Case Production:

368 cases

Bottling Date: August 2, 2014


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Florence Petite Sirah is from Jack Florence’s Vineyard in Dry Creek Valley. Jack grows some outstanding Petite Sirah at this site, not to be confused with his Zinfandel Vineyard up in Rockpile which is where our Rocky Reserve Zin originates!

Wine Maker’s Tasting Notes:

Inky blue-purple in color, sweet black razzberry jammy fruit—yum! Dark chocolatey oak spice, bright acidity but very juicy-supple, bit of warm vanilla at finish, structured tannins for aging.

Varietal Composition:

93% Petite Sirah, 7% Zinfandel

Appellation:

Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County

Fermentation Characteristics:

5 day cold soak pre-ferment, for a total of 12 days on skins, fermented in T-bins, punched down by hand 2 times/day, 5 different yeast strains!

Cellar Storage/Aging:

20 months in oak barrels - 67% American (10% New) & 33% neutral French

Price/Availability:

Retail: $40 (750ml)
Wine Club: $32

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