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Olabisi Wines 2008 King Vineyard Petite Sirah, Suisun Valley, Solano County, CA
With each purchase of a case (12 bottles) of Olabisi Wines 2008 Petite Sirah enjoy a private and exclusive winery tour and tasting for 4 people with Ted Osborne, Owner/Winemaker.
Olabisi Wines 2008 King Vineyard Petite Sirah
Petite Sirah, no relation to Syrah, is known for its dark color and bold, tannic flavors. Commonly used as a blending grape to impart those characteristics, it can be found bottled in California as a single varietal in all of it's brazen glory. Petite Sirah was brought to California in the 1870's and has since gained winemaking popularity in this country, while it has fallen out of favor in the mother country, France.
Wow! This enormous wine is a bold wine lover's dream. The color is distinctively inky-dark ruby on the edges and almost black at the center. The nose is luring with aromas of blackberry, plum, cedar and spice. On the palate it shows bold upfront flavors of black fruit, boysenberry jam, clove and pepper. It finishes with assertive, lingering chewy tannins.
~Tasting notes by Cellar Angels' Chief Operating Angel, Denise Cody
100% Petite Sirah
Enjoyable now, but has the structure to age for at least 5 additional years
Suisun Valley AVA, Solano County, CA
"…ripe, rich wines that are remarkably elegant and graceful…Ted Osborne shows a deft hand for crafting wines of subtlety and finesse…This is a winery worth checking out." ~James Laube, Wine Spectator
Additional Winemaker Notes:
-Wild yeast fermented
-Petite Sirah from the King Vineyard in Suisun Valley was selected due to its unique terrior and the careful and meticulous farming techniques of the vineyard caretakers.