Parducci Wine Cellars has produced wines from Mendocino County, Calif., for 85 years and has come out with a series of True Grit Reserve wines, claiming that iconic and great wines require passion, perseverance and grit.
This is 100 percent petite sirah that is aged for 15 months in French and American oak and comes in at a hefty 14.5 percent alcohol. Buckle up for a big wine ride as there are plenty of berry and dark fruit flavors to please the palate.
Sherry: “Beautiful dark, inky color with flavors of raspberry, black currant and black cherry with a floral finish.” (3.75 stars out of 5)
Chris: “A nose of blackberry with blackberry and raspberry flavors and a vanilla finish.” (3.75 stars out of 5)
Available from $10.50 to $13.50.
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