Red

2009 Ridge Petite Sirah Lytton Estate

Petite Sirah

  • USA
  • California
  • Sonoma County
  • Dry Creek Valley
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Community Tasting Notes 22

  • timbobwhite Likes this wine: (92 points)

    May 16, 2016 - Very dark purple to the edge. Decanted 2-1/2 hrs. Tannic and hard on opening. After a few hours nose of brambly blackberry and black currents. Some wood and a light perfume. Still tannic but balanced the fruit nicely. Same blackberry and currents. Reminded me a little of a good "mountain" cab. Medium to long finish. Drinking well now but long life ahead.

  • dchisholm Likes this wine: (91 points)

    April 25, 2015 - Nose of blackberry, tar, chocolate, stews prunes. Taste of tar, blackberry and chocolate. Served with buffalo pie, rice and green beans. A balanced, smooth wine with very gentle tannins with deep black fruit flavours. Have to go back to Lytton Springs to buy another bottle.

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  • missionpk Likes this wine: (91 points)

    March 2, 2015 - Big. Lots of fruit. Lots of tannins. Reasonable acidity. Better after several days than on first opening. Long life ahead.

  • blabbott wrote: (90 points)

    April 15, 2014 - Black pepper nose and flavors of spice, dark fruit and pepper. The flavors are good, but seems just a bit thin. There are really great tannins, at least "she" thinks so.

  • Burgessdpilot wrote: (89 points)

    February 8, 2014 - Much better. Tanins settling down. Shows promise. Could be quite nice in another year.

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  • By Jeb Dunnuck
    Issue #10, 12/4/2011 (link) 92 points

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  • By Richard Jennings
    2/17/2012 (link) 91 points

    (Ridge Petite Sirah Lytton Estate) Very dark red violet color; lifted, tart currant, tart plum nose; tasty, fresh tasting, carbonic maceration, tart plum, tart currant palate with herbal lift; approachable now but could use 2 years; medium-plus finish 91+ points

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2009
  • Type Red
  • Producer Ridge
  • Varietal Petite Sirah
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Lytton Estate
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Sonoma County
  • Appellation Dry Creek Valley
  • UPC Code 744442781003

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 223 (65%)
  • Consumed 121 (35%)

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