Bold and fruit-forward, the Cycles 2010 Petite Sirah is effusively fragrant, with exotic spice, white pepper and blueberry aromatics that hint of the richness to come. Toasted oak, caramel and plush, dense fruit flavors in the mid-palate are highlighted by spicy details of nutmeg and cinnamon. The generous flavors are supported by a firm tannic structure, excellent balance and a long, luscious finish.
This Petite Sirah would pair well with the richness of sautéed foie gras or a lovely duck confit as well as roasted meats such as lamb or prime rib.
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|Total Acidity: 0.6 g/l 15.0% abv pH:3.88 Residual Sugar:0.37 g/l Harvest Sugar 23.5° Brix Harvest Date: 09/15/2010