Characteristics of Black fruits, forest floor, pepper and spice notes.
The oldest petite sirah vines on the Lytton Estate were planted in 1901 and the youngest in 1998.
Ridge made their first wine from the property in 1972 and until 2002 when they bottled portions of the petite sirah as a separate wine for a limited release, it had always been included in the Lytton Springs Zinfandel.
In 2003 they made a another limited release and in 2009 their first national release. This is the second release of the Lytton Estate Petite Sirah to the national market.
Varietal Information: 88% Petite Sirah, 8% Zinfandel, 2% Syrah, 2% Peloursin.
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