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Concannon Reserve Petite Sirah 1996

Petite Sirah from Central Coast, California
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    Its big, and dark, with very deep plum flavors. Made entirely from Petite Sirah from two vineyards here, one very old, producing less than one ton per acre of extremely concentrated plum fruit; and a younger one that gives a little larger crop of ripe berry character with a little more spice. Tom lets the vineyard ripen to the point where its about ten percent raisins because he likes the jammy flavor which develops late... View More

    Concannon

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    Concannon, , California
    Concannon
    A historic and once-famous Livermore winery, Concannon was bought and sold several times in the 1980's by large conglomerates that were purchasing each other. Each sale resulted in a loss of focus, and the brand suffered. In 1992 Eric Wente of Wente Vineyards saved it from the jaws of destruction by assembling a group of eight investors to buy the winery. However, Concannon Vineyard is a totally separate company in both ownership and... View More