2011 Penman Springs

2011 Penman Springs
Petite Sirah

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Penman Springs Vineyard is located across the creek east of our estate Huerhuero Vineyard in Paso Robles. The grapes for this vintage were handpicked and sorted for quality in the vineyard. Further sorting occurred at the winery before destemming and gently crushing the fruit prior to fermentation. The fruit was fermented in half-ton bins, punching down the cap twice a day to gently extract tannins. The wine was pressed off the skins once fermentation slowed and then transferred to French oak barrels to complete malolactic fermentation. The wine was meticulously racked over the course of its 18 month aging period and bottled unfined and unfiltered to preserve its mouthfeel. The Petite Sirah from Penman Springs offers dark color and fresh berry aromas with a rich body yet supple textures. This limited release is only available to our Signature Club members and at our Hospitality Center.

Enjoy now through 2022.

Tasting Notes

  • Color: Dark garnet
  • Aroma: Blueberries and blackberries with hints of caramel and sandalwood
  • Taste: Medium to full-bodied with creamy tannins, black cherries and a long, balanced finish
Other Notes
"A special selection of this strong Paso Robles varietal for our Signature Club" — Kevin Willenborg, Winemaker
Wine Specs
Petite Sirah
Paso Robles
Harvest Date
Oct. 26, 2011
18 months in French oak barrels
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