Don't underestimate the humble petite sirah grape
The petite sirah grape is an underappreciated California treasure. When I taste the Vina Robles Petite Sirah Estate, I am consistently amazed, especially by the 2014 vintage. Coming from an impressive West Coast winery, it has a dense, opaque, teeth-staining deep purple hue and tastes like it looks with notes of juicy blackberries, dark chocolate and spice. It’s also budget friendly, so you can sip it all weekend and won’t notice a change in your bottom line.
$17. Available at Whole Foods Market
Glenn Bardgett is a longtime contributor to Sauce Magazine and wine director at Annie Gunn's.
Tags : Wine
More stories like this
Sip stouts all week during St. Charles County Craft Beer Week
St. Charles County Craft Beer Week takes place April 23 to 28.
Why you should add Mizu Shochu to your bar cart now
Mizu Shochu on ice makes for a refreshing spring sipper.