Guglielmo 2007 Petite Sirah

It’s Top Chef Masters time again and you really can’t enjoy an episode without a glass of wine or two.  Tonight I am opening up a bottle of Guglielmo 2007 Petite Sirah.  This will be the 13th bottle of Petite Sirah that I have indulged in the last 2 weeks (I have had a little help with that) and I keep thinking I will eventually drink one that really disappoints.  I am hoping that tonight is not going to be that night…

About the Wine- From the Winery

Guglielmo 2007 Petite Sirah Private Reserve is 100% Petite Sirah from the Santa Clara Valley.  789 cases were released in April 2010.  The wine has 13.9% alcohol content and retails for $19.  For more information see www.Guglielmowinery.com

Now the Fun Part- Drinking the Wine

The Guglielmo pours a deep garnet.  It has an enchanting nose with ripe blueberries, plum, clove and a hint of pepper.  This is a Petite Sirah with refined character.  It is a medium-bodied wine with tastes of plum, ripe blackberry, and clove .  There are notes of oak and cedar with controlled tannins and a peppery finish.  The Guglielmo is such a smooth wine and is easy to drink.  It should only get better with a few more years.  Yet another night I am impressed with a beautiful bottle of Petite Sirah.

My Wine Rating- B+

*This wine was sent to me as a media sample for review

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