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 Vintage2010 Label 1 of 26 
TypeRed
ProducerMichael-David Vineyards (web)
VarietyRed Blend
DesignationPetite Petit
Vineyardn/a
CountryUSA
RegionCalifornia
SubRegionCentral Valley
AppellationLodi
UPC Code(s)652935100210

Drinking Windows and Values
Drinking window: Drink between 2013 and 2017 (based on 9 user opinions)

Community Tasting History

Community Tasting Notes (average 87.9 pts. and median of 88 pts. in 152 notes) - hiding notes with no text

 Tasted by Barry Notes on 12/30/2014 & rated 87 points: PnP from bottle. Clear, dark purple with long legs. Big dark fruit nose. Rich, bold, earthy, fruity, slightly extracted but not overdone. Will drink last half of bottle after 24 hours. Plenty of rich tannins but not with a sharp bite. Long, heavy finish. Nothing off. $13 (1228 views)
 Tasted by mgmucha on 12/15/2014 & rated 86 points: Decent day 1, falling apart (sour, sharp, acidic) on day 2. Don't see this getting any better, drink up! (1046 views)
 Tasted by mklozano on 11/18/2014 & rated 85 points: Smooth and velvety (1310 views)
 Tasted by JP512 on 11/17/2014 & rated 86 points: Jammy, slightly overripe, nose is somewhat quiet l, muted notes of vanilla... Nice finish, just expected more from the wine for the price (1232 views)
 Tasted by Barry Notes on 11/7/2014 & rated 89 points: Pw/15 min glass time. Clear w/some bottom sediment. Deep red/purple color. Med in every way, very nice everyday bottle in prime window. Super nice balance with decent fruit/acid and clean finish. Enjoyable, no rough edges, drink now thru 2015. Great value. Nothing off. $13 (1341 views)
 Tasted by Joyceandphil1 on 5/12/2014 & rated 89 points: Licorice notes, cherry, ripe plum, currant, balanced nose, slightly sharp finish, we are having in a restaurant and would love to try this decanted for a few hours. Very nice wine. (1650 views)
 Tasted by PBANGELO on 4/18/2014 & rated 87 points: The petit verdot shines through upon opening. A tooth-stainer that settles into a syrupy party brew and demands a food escort. A grilled cheese sandwich would help the cause. (1537 views)
 Tasted by joe blum on 3/31/2014 & rated 88 points: it appears to be over it's peak. definitely time to drink it. (1635 views)
 Tasted by joe blum on 3/28/2014 & rated 87 points: past it's prime but still ok. (1483 views)
 Tasted by Dan L on 2/28/2014 & rated 90 points: Consistent with previous notes. It's a nice little wine, especially for the price. (1724 views)
 Tasted by pinotfile on 2/15/2014 & rated 85 points: Inky, nice label. Looks bigger than it is. (1007 views)
 Tasted by migliore on 2/7/2014 & rated 87 points: Was better when I had on two different occasions as Seasons 52. Big wine. Inky, but fruity. Wife wasn't as big of a fan. (924 views)
 Tasted by foobarski on 1/4/2014 & rated 90 points: Just a beautiful massive wine. (1200 views)
 Tasted by JDR58 on 11/28/2013 & rated 89 points: Continued to be impressed with this wine, deep ruby color, great nose and nice price point. (1625 views)
 Tasted by psrv on 10/26/2013 & rated 89 points: Blind California Syrah (Our House): Muted nose. Flavors of dark fruits, spice, and pepper. Soft, with balancing acidity and some tannins. (1771 views)
 Tasted by FullerFamily on 10/21/2013 & rated 88 points: Tasted more like a zin to me. Never would have guessed a PS. Virtually no oak. Lots of red fruit. (1602 views)
 Tasted by Dan L on 10/18/2013 & rated 90 points: This is drinking wonderfully right now. It has really mellowed out nicely and the fruit is coming through. The alcohol and tannin have integrated well and this has turned out to be a nice bottle of wine, and a great value for the price. Those who scored it on the low side surely drank it too soon without recognizing its potential. Having said that, though, if you are siting on any from 2010 you should drink it within the next 9 to 12 months. (1561 views)
 Tasted by JDR58 on 9/27/2013 & rated 89 points: Drinking great right now - Deep color, smooths out at finish and price is fantastic (1220 views)
 Tasted by Zoomin Z on 9/27/2013 & rated 85 points: Sweet, full of fruit, not complex and hardly tannic. Smooth. Agree with the reviewers about the bacon! (1551 views)
 Tasted by tabachus on 8/17/2013 & rated 88 points: Not bad for the price. Nice aroma of blackberry. Very dark wine. Medium bodied and aggressive with immediate flavors of red fruits amongst a background of earth and maybe bacon(?). Touch if vanilla and oak in the finish. Well blended and ready to drink now. (1409 views)
 Tasted by Ander038 on 7/22/2013 & rated 87 points: Bottle 2 (1501 views)
 Tasted by ecola on 6/27/2013 & rated 87 points: A big meaty wine. Dark fruit, smoked meat, and bacon fat. Medium to full body. Smooth finish. (1709 views)
 Tasted by CLEfoodies on 6/14/2013 & rated 89 points: Oak (1567 views)
 Tasted by Box57 on 6/2/2013 & rated 89 points: Deep purple color; powerful, yet young, dry, full bodied with lively acidity, medium tannins, berry forward palate. Long finish. Better with food. (1603 views)
 Tasted by S1 on 5/31/2013: Huge dose of vanilla oak with stewed fruits and raisiny dried fruits. A little leather and sweet tobacco but mostly just out of balance sweet flavors. No acidity--horrible with food (and we were eating a fatty steak). If I assigned a score it would be in the low 70s. (1462 views)
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Professional 'Channels'
By Jeb Dunnuck
The Rhone Report, Issue #14 (12/18/2012)
(Michael-David Vineyards Petite Petit) Login and sign up and see review text.   89 points
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Michael-David Vineyards

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Red Blend

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USA

WineAmerica (National Association of American Wineries) | Free the Grapes!

California

California Wines (Wine Institute of California)

California is one of the most diverse wine regions in the world, with almost 100 grape varieties grown in over 100 viticultural areas, including dozens of ­different microclimates and soil types, as well as a very individualistic set of ­winemakers, many with international experience, which adds to and deepens that diversity.

Central Valley

The Central California Winegrowers (Official site) | Central Valley (California Wine Institute)

Lodi

Lodi Woodbridge Winegrape Commission | Lodi District Grape Growers Association

 
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