2018 Petite Sirah, Sierra Foothills
Rich and luscious with notes of sweet tobacco, cranberry, and violet. The mouthfeel is expectedly firm but balanced, with flavors of loganberry and subtle toasted vanilla.
October 25, 2018
24 months in 12% Hungarian and 12% new French oak
open top, whole berry
92 Points – 2022 Wine Enthusiast; Silver/88 Points – 2022 California State Fair Wine Competition; Silver – 2022 El Dorado County Fair Open Wine Competition; Silver – 2022 Orange County Fair Wine Competition
Ursa Vineyards is the California outpost of Bending Branch Winery, where winemaker Greg Stokes makes both our Ursa collection and the Bending Branch California portfolio.
Food Pairing Notes
Smoky grilled butterflied leg of lamb with rosemary, garlic, and thyme compliments the fruity richness and herbal notes of our Petite Sirah.
The foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains embrace about 200 small wineries and more than 6,000 acres of vines. Ursa is near Placerville, California.