Splurging today on a special, limited edition 50th Anniversary bottling of Petite Sirah from Bogle Vineyards.
The Bogle Vineyards 50th Anniversary Reserve Petite Sirah is 100% Petite Sirah from the Quick Ranch vineyard in Clarksburg, Central Valley, California. 100% of the wine was barrel aged in a combination of French and American oak for over 24 months.
Sample submitted for review. The Bogle Vineyards 50th Anniversary Reserve Petite Sirah sells for $42 (Saturday Splurge) and is only available through Bogle's tasting room and wine club.
Since 1968, our family has been farming wine grapes, and it all started with Petite Sirah. In these last 50 years, much has changed, but what has not is our commitment to our family, our land and the quality of the wines we produce. Please enjoy our "heritage" varietal: jammy, luscious and full of history, 50 years in the making.
While it's pretty rare we go over $40 for a Saturday Splurge pick, sometimes it is called for. Especially when we're talking about one of my favorite varieties from a winery (Bogle) whose standard Petite Sirah bottling was one of the wines that helped me realize that you don't have to spend much to get a great wine. And even at $42 a wine is easy to recommend if it's worth it -- a tall order for sure but this big, rich and silky number delivers.
The Bogle Vineyards 50th Anniversary Reserve Petite Sirah commemorates the first varietal planted and first red wine bottled at Bogle. It begins with lots of perfumed floral notes of lavender and violet plus dark fruit, spice, touches of cinnamon and plenty of vanilla. The wine tastes big, rich and silky with lots of blackberry and plum fruit plus lots of oak influence like licorice, caramel, butterscotch, baking spice and more vanilla. Chewy, grippy tannins lead into the long, dry finish. A great bottle for your cellar as it should continue to develop nicely for many years.
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