Average Brix at Harvest: 25.8°
Total Acidity: 0.64 gm/100ml
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.
93% Petite Sirah, 7% Zinfandel
Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County
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!
20 months in oak barrels - 67% American (10% New) & 33% neutral French
Retail: $40 (750ml)
Wine Club: $32