2009 Bogle Petite Sirah

SKU #1076154 Wine Spectator

 Vivid, juicy wild blackberry and dark fruit flavors are appealing, with thick tannins and plenty of punch to the flavors, accented by spice and tobacco notes. Drink now through 2018. (Web Only- 2012)

K&L Notes

A plush, full-bodied Petite Sirah with jammy black fruit, tobacco, spice, chocolate and leather scents and flavors. There's plenty of complementary spice, too, and a little tannic grip to balance out the fruit. A great everyday red for hearty dishes, especially those made with lamb or beef.

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 By: enotecaMarcella |  Review Date: 2/5/2012 
Always a crowd pleaser!
Drink from 2011 to 2012

Additional Information:

Varietal:

Petite Sirah

- Once thought to be related to the Rhône's Syrah, it ends up that Petite Sirah is more closely related to the Southern French varietal Durif, which is virtually extinct in France. On the other hand, Petite Sirah thrives in California, where it is prized for its ink-dark color, rich, peppery, black-fruited tannic wine and ability to age. There is even a group passionately devoted to the varietal called PS I Love You. While often bottled varietally, Petite Sirah is also frequently blended with Zinfandel to give that wine structure, and is usually among the varietals planted in the old vine field blends of Northern California. The grape is also grown with some success is South America - Brazil and Argentina, in particular - and in Mexico.
Country:

United States

- When people consider domestic wine, they normally think about the state of California. The fine viticultural Region within California, including the Napa Valley, Sonoma, Santa Cruz Mountains, Mendocino and Santa Barbara, are capable of growing grapes of world-class quality. But there's plenty of fabulous wine coming from other states, too. Oregon, Washington and New York are also causing eyebrows (and glassware) to be raised around the world. Click for a list of bestselling items from the United States.
Sub-Region:

California

- With the explosive growth that California's wine industry has seen the past several years, it's easy to view winemaking and grape growing in the Golden State as a recent phenomenon. And while it's true that California's viticultural history is brief compared to several European countries, this state's roots date back well over 200 years. Due to the enormous response to California wine within the United States and worldwide, there are thousands of excellent and diverse wines being produced within the state each year. For our entire selection of California wines, please visit this link.
Alcohol Content (%): 13.5