Deep purple-ruby natural color abounds. River stone minerality, black pepper, currants and black rose notes fill the aromatic profile. Flavors cross a broad spectrum of fruits: dense currants blackberries, black plums with rhubarb and peppercorns, well centered and big structured yet with a surprising suppleness on the mid-palate. It finishes long, spicy and firm with some ripe tannins.
2014 Napa Valley Petite Sirah - Volume III - An intriguing wine showing the deep brooding color typical of the varietal with a nose displaying black current, plum and red berries. The palate is rich and plump with an interwoven textural mouthfeel framed by structured tannins along with powerful elements of mixed black fruits and extraordinary balance. The finish carries on the depth and power of the palate accented by an exciting hint of bright raspberry. The Lost Chapters 2014 Napa Valley Petite Sirah is an expression of power with an elegant edge that's sure to pair beautifully with a range of grilled game meats, a juicy steak and perhaps a charred rare salmon with a red wine reduction and cipollini onions for a welcome touch of sweetness.