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Pedroncelli Family Vineyards Petite Sirah Dry Creek Valley 2001 Cellar Select

Pedroncelli Family Vineyards Petite Sirah Dry Creek Valley 2001 Cellar Select

  • 1599


Special "Cellar Select" from our cellar. We bring you another heritage winery from California. A family tradition since 1927, Pedroncelli was started by first generation Giovanni and Julia Pedroncelli in the heart of Sonoma Valley before prohibition! Giovanni was born in the Italian Alps and was a World War I veteran. He borrowed $11,000 to purchase the property with a ranch, a barn and a winery with 25 acres of Zinfandel.

The third generation of Pedroncelli family is currently running the winery, keeping the production at 50,000 cases per year, they continue to produce great wines at a superb value. Located just twest of Geyserville, the winery is a historic iste and also the family's homestead. They practice sustainable wine growing by reducing water use, encourage healthy soil and protect the vineyard environment. A comprehensive approach to vineyard management including viticulture, soil management, water management, pest management, habitat management and wine quality.

Read more about their sustainable farming practices here.

Read Wine Spectator's write up here.

 

 

Wine Notes

This rich flavored grape is grown side by side with Zinfandel in Dry Creek Valley for over 100 years.  This Petite Sirah offers rich aromas of ripe fruit, dried cherry, and chocolate. Full tannins and deeply structured, this wine could still benefit from additional aging or decanting. The palate offers complex fruit, spice, and oak. Try pairing Petite Sirah with beef stir-fry with Szechuan peppercorns or spicy lamb curry.  13%% Alc. Content. 


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