Red

2015 Relic Wines Petite Sirah Old Vines

Petite Sirah

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
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Community Tasting Notes 7

  • Coachron13 Likes this wine: 95 points

    July 20, 2019 - An outstanding petite sirah. Extremely well balanced for a young petite, very drinkable.

  • EpochMD Likes this wine: 96 points

    May 18, 2019 - Dark on the nose, blackberry and mocha, mirrored in the palate, but more dark cherry, not quite as heavy as I remember - really nice balance and a moderate finish. Still an excellent wine from Relic and excellent QPR.

  • Crunge Likes this wine: 92 points

    May 10, 2019 - Someday, I might have a Relic Petite Sirah Old Vines that matches the 2009. Until then, I'll continue to buy each vintage because they continue to deliver a bold, full-bodied wine without being over the top. Stands up to strong foods (even hot curry dishes) with the black fruits and touch of barnyard.

  • EpochMD Likes this wine: 98 points

    May 2, 2019 - Tasted @ RELIC: this is a huge monster, very black and intense, almost a SQN intensity, little forest floor on the nose lots of tannin, intense cassis and black currant. Wow. Can it get too big? No way. Exceptional.

    *This was undoubtedly one of the highlights of my most recent Napa trip, the winemaker Mike Hirby (previously of Realm) and his team are making a broad selection of small production wines, all of which are really, really excellent. Try some if if you can. The breadth of their portfolio is refreshing - awesome stuff*

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  • bonedoc wrote: 95 points

    November 24, 2018 - This is an elixir of purple fruits and milk chocolate, pure bliss.

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  • By Jeb Dunnuck
    California, Napa Valley: Napa’s Exuberant, Powerful 2015s, 12/29/2017 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2015
  • Type Red
  • Producer Relic Wines
  • Varietal Petite Sirah
  • Designation Old Vines
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa Valley
  • Appellation Napa Valley

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  • In Cellars 134 (85%)
  • Consumed 24 (15%)

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