Crane Lake Petite Sirah California 2005

Member Review by Ouguiya:

This was quite a pleasant fine. A robust dark fruity wine with strong hints of licorice in the nose and on the tongue.

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Crane Lake Cellars:
Crane Lake is a value-driven brand produced by Franzia and Bronco Wine Company. The majority of these wines are produced in California, with some branching out into Australia (for Down Under Chardonnay and others). These are available in supermarkets and most retailers. 

Member Reviews for Crane Lake Petite Sirah California

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Snooth User: Ouguiya
109788181
3.50 5
03/03/2009

This was quite a pleasant fine. A robust dark fruity wine with strong hints of licorice in the nose and on the tongue.


Snooth User: dynowine
3956231,323
3.50 5
08/12/2010

Opened the last bottle of this ... after 1 day vacu-corked in the fridge, the wine is very well-integrated, smooth, elegant, with rich ripe neither sweet nor sour black cherry and cranberry fruit with hints of white chocolate, mild spicebox, perhaps wood or leaves. While not super complex this wine is drinking very well after a day in the fridge, I would be proud to serve it at a party and let the guests decide. That said, most $3 wine I've tried doesn't compete with the $10 and up stuff, so remember to try before buying and give the wine a chance by decanting it (like most people would treat a more expensive wine).


Snooth User: dkmrd5
92494704
4.00 5
05/02/2009

Nice surprise! Berry fruit in the nose with spice and oak on the tongue with a lingering finish. Enjoyed this and will purchase again!! Great for the price.


Snooth User: dkmrd5
92494704
2.50 5
03/22/2009

I detect prune and fig on the nose, burst of fruit on the tougue that goes to a spicy licorice figgy ending. Not too bad for the price but wasn't my favorite either.


Snooth User: BobbyC10
29161585
3.50 5
11/05/2009

Medium pepper, fruity taste of berries


Snooth User: BobbyC10
29161585
3.00 5
04/26/2010

An everyday wine with smooth fruitful blueberry floral tastes. Great value


Snooth User: Heathen83
127203402
2.50 5
02/14/2009

Surprisingly decent for how cheap it is. Full body, hints of fruit.


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