2015 Quixote Winery Petit Sirah
Bottle (75 cl - Standard)
Quixote winery is an embodiment of great sense of art, eccentric architecture and good quality wines situated in the infamous Napa Valley wine region- California. Since it’s a relatively small winery, its main focus is on quality not necessarily on quantity. Californian wine lovers usually refer to Quixote wines as Napa Valley’s precious gems. Annually they produce around 12000 bottles of wine.
California is the largest and most important wine region in the USA. The main varieties used to make Californian wines are Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay together with a wide range of traditional more European varieties such as Pinot Noir, Merlot, Syrah and Zinfandel. As for Californian white wines varieties, Sauvignon Blanc comes second right after Chardonnay. Also, California as a wine region hosts some of the most famous vineyards in the world: Napa Valley, Sonoma, Paso Robles and Lodi.
Petite Sirah Wines
Petite Sirah also known as Durif is a black-skinned grape variety resulting from a natural crossing between Peloursin and Syrah. Although its origins come from Rhone Valley in France the variety grows better in drier climates such as in California or Australia. Petite Sirah wines reveal flavours such as blackberry, chocolate and black pepper plus other savoury blueberry, licorice notes inherited from Syrah. Great quality Petite Sirah wines are to be found in California.