Parducci True Grit Petite Sirah 2008
Petite Sirah from North Coast, California
Heady aromas of ripe fruit, white pepper and vanilla followed by an intense rush of fresh blackberry, dark chocolate, pepper and caramel flavors.
True Grit is a natural mate for seared steak, sausage, grilled pork loin, and smoked meats. This wine is big, but can dance lightly in both familiar and exotic menu settings.
Sixteen year-old Adolph Parducci arrived in Northern California with his parents in 1912. The new immigrant family settled in Mendocino County an area that resembled their native Tuscany. Even today, the geography and climate of Mendocino County are similar to Northern Italy. The County's hillside vineyards provide plenty of exposure to ripen hearty red grape varieties, while deep river valleys with good drainage support flavor-packed white grapes. Adolph purchased his first vineyard in 1921, just... View More