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    Jaffurs Thompson Vineyard Petite Sirah 2010
    Petite Sirah - Central Coast, California


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    Wine.com Quick Facts

    Professional Ratings: 91 Wine Spectator, 90 Wine Enthusiast, 90 International Wine Cellar

    Region: Central Coast, California

    Varietal: Petite Sirah

    Style: Big & Bold

    Alcohol By Volume: 14.5%

    • 10%
    • 16%

    Item no. 117501

    Winemaker's Notes:

    The 2010 Thompson Vineyard Petite Sirah is a very big wine with incredible darkness, power, and purity of fruit. The cool growing season led to long hang time, providing for ripe tannins and good acidity. It has gobs of cherry-berry-dry and black fruit flavors, spice and licorice aromas, and a stick-to-your-lips quality. Approachable as a young wine, it will also reward additional cellaring. 100% Petite Sirah.

    Critical Acclaim:

    Effusive and lively, with beautiful violet notes announcing the blackberry, plum and spice notes while cedar and sandalwood details linger in the background. Balanced between boldness and elegance, offering firm tannins. Drink now through 2022.

    91 Points
    Wine Spectator

    Rich, ripe and oaky, this Petite Sirah charms with flashy blackberry, cherry and dark chocolate flavors that are opulent through the long finish. The vineyard is in the Los Alamos region.

    90 Points
    Wine Enthusiast

    Inky purple. Candied blackberry and cola on the nose, with notes of cracked pepper and mocha adding complexity. Big and broad but lively, offering juicy dark fruit flavors and a late jolt of tangy acidity. Shows very good clarity and lift on the long, spicy finish. Energetic for this normally burly variety.

    90 Points
    International Wine Cellar
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    User Reviews:

    Honestgeno (4/12/2013)
    Very good value. Full body.

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