Red

2011 Girard Petite Sirah

Petite Sirah

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
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Community Tasting Notes 33

  • tbrader wrote: 85 points

    January 4, 2018 - After six years, purplish red core with magenta edges. Black olive and green pepper. Finishes quickly with, surprisingly, a lingering burst of tartness on the tip of the tongue, which leaves the final impression of eating a slightly too tart plum or apple. Interesting -- not expected, not horrible, but not exactly what I'd look for in this varietal.

  • ddisler wrote: 88 points

    December 10, 2017 - I have limited experience with this varietal. Nose is pleasant with floral and green pepper, but not much fruit. Initial flavors are a bit thin with sour cherry and perhaps a touch of green apple bitterness. Not in a bad way, just different. In the middle some toasted oak comes through. Fairly soft mouth feel with no real biting tannins. Leads to a rather quick finish. Not bad for the price, but not quite as rated by WS. I don't know that more aging will have much effect.

  • maxmanx wrote:

    November 4, 2017 - Decanted but stayed one-note. Didn't live up to the 93 WS score.

  • maxmanx wrote:

    July 2, 2017 - Not sure if it was a flawed bottle, but very acidic and zero fruit. Have one more so will see...

  • Z1nnfull Likes this wine: 91 points

    May 17, 2017 - At last, this wine is ready to drink. Just shows you decent Napa reds take at least 5 years. We have one bottle left after this.
    This was varietally correct with lots of dark fruit , licorice notes and tannins that nicely coated the tongue. Robust, but elegantly smooth. We decanted and a touch of acidity went away quickly, but still great to pair with food.
    Drink Now.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2011
  • Type Red
  • Producer Girard
  • Varietal Petite Sirah
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa Valley
  • Appellation Napa Valley
  • UPC Code 008176799520

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  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 354 (49%)
  • Consumed 369 (51%)

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