Guenoc Petite Sirah North Coast 2009

Winemaker's Notes:

The Guenoc Lake County Petite Sirah has intense aromas of vanilla, licorice and baked blueberries. The wine full bodied, with melt in your mouth tannins and layers of spicy complexity. A refreshing acidity on the palate contributes to an extraordinary long finish which echoes the delicious flavors of ripe plum and sweet oak.

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Guenoc:
Langtry Estate & Vineyards, located on the border of Lake and Napa counties, was established in 1888 by Lillie Langtry. The estate consists of a massive 21,000 acres, of which the most prime are planted to vineyards. Consistently winning national and international accolades as producers of the Guenoc and Langtry wines, Langtry Estate & Vineyards is the most awarded winery in Lake County. The ... Read more
Langtry Estate & Vineyards, located on the border of Lake and Napa counties, was established in 1888 by Lillie Langtry. The estate consists of a massive 21,000 acres, of which the most prime are planted to vineyards. Consistently winning national and international accolades as producers of the Guenoc and Langtry wines, Langtry Estate & Vineyards is the most awarded winery in Lake County. The clear, warm days and cool nights favor a number of important grape varieties, including Sauvignon Blanc, Petite Sirah, Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay. Read less

Member Reviews for Guenoc Petite Sirah North Coast

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Snooth User: cwhittington
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5.00 5
10/30/2012

Substantial wine with an Intense blackberry and pepper. This was great with smoky split pea soup and whole wheat biscuits!


Snooth User: drsint
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2.50 5
04/29/2011

Two and a half glasses


External Reviews for Guenoc Petite Sirah North Coast

External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
01/03/2012

In an effort to overcome the stigma of the name, it seems that many producers of this ldquo;ignoblerdquo; grape variety are trying to make theirs as big as possible. As Martha Stewart would say, ldquo;Thatrsquo;s a good thing.rdquo; Bigger is better because it means that yoursquo;re getting more flavor for your dollar. So what do three sawbucks get you? Smoky, spicy boysenberry, blackberry, and blueberry to boot. Martha might use it to sponge paint a dresser. I recommend drinking it, preferably with a glass.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
01/03/2012

Guenoc Estate Vineyards covers a vast area of real estate in rural southern Lake County. Their property includes the northern most vineyards of Napa Valley along with all of Guenoc Valley, the nationrsquo;s first single-proprietor American Viticultural Area. The 1996 Petite Syrah is dark ruby in color with an abundance of black cherry, blackberry, cedar and fresh ground pepper aromas. Full in body and concentration, the wine mellows softly mid-palate to reveal a core of plum and blueberry fruit with a touch of soft oak. Moderate tannins leave a firm, yet pleasant finish.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
01/03/2012

This Petite Sirah isnrsquo;t showing well now, unless yoursquo;re a fan of big, dark, inky, tannic, dry, heavy red wines. It does have deep cherry and blackberry flavors.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
01/03/2012

This is an easy-drinking Petite Sirah from an always solid producer of the variety. The wine is a little less in your face than many of its competitors with noticeable acidity and flavors of dark plum, mocha and spicy blackberry, though its finish could have been a little bit longer.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
07/12/2011

Purplish ruby. Moderately full-bodied. Moderate acidity. Lots of fruit. Heavily oaked. Moderately tannic. Black fruits, black pepper, blueberries, vanilla. Lean and elegantly structured considering its lush extraction. Rich, creamy oak notes balance well with bright fruit.


External Review
05/20/2011

Guenoc Petite Sirah California Selection 2009 750ML


External Review
06/13/2012

Guenoc Lake County Petite Sirah has intense aromas of red raspberry, licorice and baked blueberries. The wine has a medium body with melt in your mouth tannins and layers of spicy complexity. A refreshing acidity on the palate contributes to an extraordinary long finish which echoes the delicious flavors throughout.


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The Guenoc Lake County Petite Sirah has intense aromas of vanilla, licorice and baked blueberries. The wine full bodied, with melt in your mouth tannins and layers of spicy complexity. A refreshing acidity on the palate contributes to an extraordinary long finish which echoes the delicious flavors of ripe plum and sweet oak.

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