Black fruits dominate this wine, with aromas of blackberries and plum complemented by savory notes of dried herbs. On the palate, a rich entry of blueberry and black cherry gives way to an evident tannin structure with intriguing smokey notes of dusty cocoa on the finish.
Some wines make a statement, and in this vintage, the Garzini Petite Sirah speaks loudly and with more than just a bit of quiet confidence. Indio blue-black in the glass, the no doubt about it aromas and flavors of black fruit such as blackberry, blueberry and black currants join and mingle with black cherry. Baker’s chocolate is recognizable, along with nutmeg and allspice.
Dark garnet, almost brooding Vermillion red color is striking in the glass, much richer and deeper than previous vintages. Aromas of red fruits dominate, showing pomegranate, cherry and boysenberry, accented by white pepper and cedary oak spice. Flavors bring a smile, truly 'Zinny' led by raspberry and loganberry nicely presented with allspice and classic Zinfandel spice character.
Ruby red in color this wine has indigo blue and violet hues. There is a concentration of juicy bright cherry, pomegranate and boysenberry aromas followed by darker notes of cassis and pepper. Flavors are abundant, led by raspberry and currants, surrounded by baking spices of clove, cinnamon and allspice. On the palate, a plush well-rounded mounthfeel to a lingering finish of fine-grained tannins uplifting the fruit with hints of toasty French oak.
On the nose, dark red fruit notes with hints of cedar and cured meat lift from the glass. With the first sip, distinct flavors of red plum and Bing cherry deliver bright fresh flavors supported by perfectly balanced acidity. The oak-aging offers hints of cinnamon and baking spice that accent the wine’s smooth texture and lead to a long, lingering finish.