Petite Petit Petite Sirah 2009
Rising from the resurgent Lodi Appellation, Michael~David Winery produces some of the finest award-winning varietal wines in California. We are six generations of winegrowers specializing in hand-crafted Rhone varietals as well as Lodi's famous Old Vine Zinfandels. Our tasting room, café and farmer's fresh market are located just 30 minutes south of Sacramento and one hour east of the Bay Area. Enjoy!
Teeth staining purple. Big, bold and grapey. I paired this with a medium-well filet mignon right off the grill and it packed quite the punch. Huge alcohol level. this wine is just a lot of wine with friends.
Opaque ruby-purple hue, aromas of dried black fruits and artichoke; rustic flavor notes of cough syrup black fruit, graphite and earth-veggie, underscored by fine tannins to a modest finish across the lean palate.
Jammy, cherries and red fruits, good body, nice finish
This was the softest Petite I've had. Still had the distinctive blue and dark berries you'd expect in a Petite. While most petite is very bold and brutish, this petite was balanced and relaxed. Would recommend giving this a try.
Very in your face jammy, full bodied and fruity, would do well to sit and open up awhile before drinking
Great wine!! The label totally draws you and and the wine definitely delivers!!
External Reviews for Petite Petit Petite Sirah
Almost black in color, this is a blend of 85% Petite Sirah, 15% Petit Verdot with a pronounced smell and taste of smoked bacon, even smoked gouda, a huge-in-the-mouth wine thatandrsquo;s got nothing petite (or petit) about it. Its lingering tannic smokiness begs for barbecue, smoked trout or such. The label is awesome.
Cinnamon toast, campfire and bacon fat aromatics lead into juicy wild berry flavors, with accessible tannins. Fun and easy to drink, with distinctive notes. Petite Sirah and Petit Verdot. Drink now through 2017.
Extremely spicy aromatics - clove, nutmeg, allspice and cinnamon. Mingled with the smooth and tasty juicy cherry and berry flavors, this takes on a more cedary edge. An interesting and fun interpretation. Petite Sirah and Petit Verdot. Drink now.
Intensely fragrant, smoky sandalwood and campfire notes overwhelm the wild berry and ripe plum flavors within. Still, it's easy-drinking, with generous flavors, a lot of personality and firm tannins to give it structure. Petite Sirah and Petit Verdot. Drink now through 2010.
Intensely powerful and heavy-handed with the blackberries and black raspberries. This is a fruit bomb, but it's a delicious fruit bomb! Any Robert Parker fans can surely appreciate the boldness of this 85% Petite Sirah and 15% Petit Verdot. Not for the faint of heart - don't even think about trying to pair this with anything lighter than smoky barbecue ribs! This wine is a guilty pleasure - instantly enjoyable not only for Petite Sirah drinkers, but also for fans of California Zin and Australian Shiraz.
The 2008 Petite Petit is a blend of 85% Petite Sirah and 15% Petit Verdot. Offering a joyous explosion of color and fun, it is a substantial, dense, full-bodied, whopper style of wine loaded with pure black fruit flavors that coat the palate. It reveals remarkable richness for a wine of this price. Wines at this price point can be insipid, vegetal, and washed out, but this 2008 is the antithesis of that style. Enjoy it over the next 5-6 years.
This winery continues to show a very strong hand with Petite Sirah, and their 2007 Petite Petit (which also includes 15% Petit Verdot) has a dark ruby/purple color, and a round, generous personality. With silky tannins, lots of blackberry and earthy fruit, as well as hints of graphite and incense, it is a beauty, and obviously very civilized and accessible for Petite Sirah.