McManis Petite Sirah (750ml)
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The McManis family has been farming in the northern interior region of California for five generations. In 1990, fourth generation farmer Ron McManis, and his wife Jamie founded the McManis Family Vineyards. Currently, they farm over 4,000 acres of premium wine grapes located within the premier growing areas of the northern interior and Clarksburg Delta regions of California. In 1998, the company designed and built a state-of-the-art winery and today the McManis Family Vineyards label comprises a range of red and white varietals sourced from ten estate vineyards. Son Justin, and daughter Tanya, are the fifth generation of the McManis family and are also involved in the family business.
On the nose, ripe blackberries, accompanied by mocha, caramel, and vanilla. On the palate, those aromas come through in with added vanilla and chocolate flavours. Pair with BBQ fare, pulled pork, or a variety of red meats.
Made from 75% Petite Sirah, the rest of the blend is rounded out with Teroldego and Tannat, with the majority of the fruit coming from Lodi with the rest sourced from vineyards in the Valley. Harvest between late-September and mid-October, fermentation last 6-9 days, then the wine is pressed and finished in stainless steel. Aged in new and used French oak for 6 months prior to bottling and release.