The nose shows sweet elderly over fresh-ground espresso. Big dark fruits are on the palate, mulberry, with fresh-ground coffee and unsweetened chocolate. Tannins are big. Drink, with a well-marbled steak. Highly Recommended. DH

WHO: William Gordon Winery
WHAT: Petite Sirah
WHERE: Alexander Valley, California
WHEN: 2009
HOW MUCH: $29

 

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