Aratas Shake Ridge Petite Sirah 2012
|California, Sierra Foothills, Amador County
Aratás puts more bottle age on their Petite Sirah than most, and the extra maturity shows. Wonderful oak spices fill the aroma and extend into the fully ripe and richly fruity flavors of this big but beautifully sculpted wine. It has a lot of new oak influence and that is perfect to match the big body and monumental tannins that give the wine such impact.
Dense and peppery, with a satisfying chew to the tannins and dark blackberry pie flavors. Espresso and black walnut notes linger, aromatic and rich. Drink now through 2030. 270 cases made.