The Petite Sirah is farmed by legendary Rockpile grower Jack Florence on a well-draining, rocky riverbed vineyard. Located on the northern tip of Dry Creek Valley, this Petite Sirah is brighter and jammier than its Rockpile counterpart. .
Grower: Jack Florence, Sr.
Elevation: 300 feet
Soil Type: Gravelly Riverbed
Appellation: Dry Creek Valley
Varietals: Petite Sirah
Year Planted: 2003
Organic/Sustainable: No, but aimed toward Sustainability
Clones: Cuttings from Jack Florence, Jr.’s vineyard in Rockpile
Vine Training: Trellis & Cordon
Pruning System: 2-bud spurs. Spur pruned in the VSR method
Irrigation Type: Drip irrigation
Average Crop Yield in Tons/Acre: 3.5 T/acre