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Behrens & Hitchcock Petite Sirah Spring Mountain District 2001

External Review by JJ Buckley Fine Wines:

A Petite Sirah wine from California in USA. 2001 Behrens and Hitchcock Petite Sirah Napa 750ml

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Behrens & Hitchcock Winery:
A basement, in Humboldt County, outfitted with just two dairy tanks, was the humble beginning of our winery. Of this tiny, dug out space, Les assured Joe Bob that, “We have all the room we will ever need.” However, the roots of Behrens & Hitchcock are found in Folie Douce, the award-winning restaurant Lisa Drinkward and Les Behrens launched in 1991 in Arcata, California. While Lisa was develop... Read more
A basement, in Humboldt County, outfitted with just two dairy tanks, was the humble beginning of our winery. Of this tiny, dug out space, Les assured Joe Bob that, “We have all the room we will ever need.” However, the roots of Behrens & Hitchcock are found in Folie Douce, the award-winning restaurant Lisa Drinkward and Les Behrens launched in 1991 in Arcata, California. While Lisa was developing an incredible, French-inspired menu, Les was busy cultivating a superb wine list and cellar which eventually received the Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence. In the course of creating the wine list, Les met many winemakers and received encouragement from several to begin making his own wine. The idea, which seemed almost nonsensical at first, quickly began to take root in Les’ mind. Read less

External Reviews for Behrens & Hitchcock Petite Sirah Spring Mountain District

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
01/16/2009

A Petite Sirah wine from California in USA. 2001 Behrens and Hitchcock Petite Sirah Napa 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
08/04/2012

Saturated ruby-purple color. Highly nuanced, urgent nose combines black cherry, blueberry, game, chocolate and tar. Dense and thick, with penetrating, urgent flavors of crushed black and blue fruits. Boasts terrific verve and a distinctly syrah-like ... Stephen Tanzers IWC. A Petite Sirah wine from California in USA. 2001 Behrens and Hitchcock Petite Sirah Spring Mountain 750ml




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