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Terra D'Oro Amador County Petite Sirah 750ml

Terra D'Oro Amador County Petite Sirah 750ml

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DescriptionThe Terra d'Oro Petite Sirah is bold and spicy with terrific mineral details and refined tannins. A dark and opulent aubergine color in the glass, the wine has a powerful nose of sweet oak vanillin and bright, juicy fruit. The...
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The Terra d'Oro Petite Sirah is bold and spicy with terrific mineral details and refined tannins. A dark and opulent aubergine color in the glass, the wine has a powerful nose of sweet oak vanillin and bright, juicy fruit. The palate is focused with crisp and captivating flavors of ripe blueberry and jammy blackberry cobbler, with a warm oaky spice note on the finish.

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Producer Description

Terra d'Oro owns 800 acres of vineyards across two regions: 500 in Amador County, which are spread across five ranches, each with its own unique defining characteristics, and 300 in the Clarksburg AVA. Every acre is sustainably farmed to ensure the current and future health of the vineyards and their surrounding environments.To be able to capture all the nuances and unique characteristics of our 800 acres of vines, we built a new winemaking facility at Terra d'Oro 20 years ago. This space was carefully designed to allow us maximum flexibility in every stage of winemaking, offering us the time, space and tools to unlock the potential of each acre of our vineyards.It boasts fermenting capacity for up to 700 tons of fruit -ample room for being able to harvest and ferment fruit at its optimal ripeness, rather than when we have space for it-and a humidified barrel aging facility holds up to 6,000 barrels.That space is what allows us to work small when making the wine: half-ton basket presses, small-lot bin fermentations and plenty of barrel capacity allow us to crush, ferment and age the wine in small individual lots, then craft the perfect blends from those.If you don't have a great winemaking team, you can't make great wine. Emily Haines, our vibrant, talented and intelligent winemaker, and Cooper Carter, our intuitive, hardworking and keen assistant winemaker, are absolutely critical to the winery's success.

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SCENT & FLAVOR

COLOR

Deep colour, almost opaque.

NOSE

Aroma of excellent complexity, with wild bush and spicy notes like curry, pepper and ginger, red berries and black fruits mixed with a light cacao touch, the result of a good maturation, along with a slightly stony finish.

PALATE

On the palate it has a powerful attack, with a lively acidity, firm and well present tannins, wild bush and red berry notes, with an extremely long finish and great concentration.

“Thanks to the characteristics and potential of the vineyards at Quinta do Seixo, it was possible to cut through the strong maturations of this year's harvest. As a result, we produced very balanced and robust wines, with aromatic notes typical of more mature years.” - Luís Sottomayor, head of Sogrape's winemaking

ORIGINS

Quinta do Seixo Vintage is a unique expression of this renowned estate, where a combination of soil, slope inclination, sun exposure and reduced amount of available water contribute to the production of intense and complex wines.The 100-year-old vines producing Port create wines full of intensity, character and freshness.

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