Stags' Leap Winery

Ne Cede Malis Stags Leap District Petite Sirah

9.413 ratings
9.22 pro ratings
Stags Leap District, Napa Valley, California, USA
Petite Sirah
Tomato-Based, Lamb, Potato, White Rice, Pungent Cheese, Pasta, Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Salami & Prosciutto, Beef, Chili & Hot Spicy, Mushrooms, Hard Cheese, Pork, Venison
Top Notes For
Greg Ballington

Co-Founder of Millennial Drinkers Wine Blog

9.2

Engraving party at The Wine Cabinet in Reston. Supposedly one of the first stores to get this wine into Northern Virginia. Thick, dark, opaque ruby red with purple hues. So thick it covered the glass. Nose was lovely and intriguing. Started of with a ton of black pepper, earthiness, dark chocolate and smoke. String tannins 8/10 with a moderate body. Needs at least 2 years before trying again. Very dry and austere finish. Ended with some cherry notes. Great wine bought two to go, getting both engraved.

Engraving party at The Wine Cabinet in Reston. Supposedly one of the first stores to get this wine into Northern Virginia. Thick, dark, opaque ruby red with purple hues. So thick it covered the glass. Nose was lovely and intriguing. Started of with a ton of black pepper, earthiness, dark chocolate and smoke. String tannins 8/10 with a moderate body. Needs at least 2 years before trying again. Very dry and austere finish. Ended with some cherry notes. Great wine bought two to go, getting both engraved.

2 people found it helpfulNov 20th, 2015
Laura Purdy

Oh em gee. This confirms my love for Petit Sirah

Oh em gee. This confirms my love for Petit Sirah

1 person found it helpfulNov 7th, 2015
Bobbi Jo Broxson

Red meat Friday is (temporarily) back! Wine is super smooth and lovely.

Red meat Friday is (temporarily) back! Wine is super smooth and lovely.

Mar 27th, 2020
Ashley Spurgin

Velvety as hell! Brings back lovely memories of drinking this at the vineyard.

Velvety as hell! Brings back lovely memories of drinking this at the vineyard.

Dec 13th, 2019
Mark Mannebach

2012 tasting fantastic with bright blueberry tones with some mineral.

2012 tasting fantastic with bright blueberry tones with some mineral.

Mar 3rd, 2019
Cathy Chakos

One of the smoothest wines. Went great with lamb.

One of the smoothest wines. Went great with lamb.

Dec 25th, 2018
Juan Pablo Perez

Nariz: Mora, ciruela, cassis, vainilla. La madera algo notable. Un poco de alcohol en nariz.

Boca: Seco, Tanino M+, Acidez M, Alcohol M+.

(Ballester)

Nariz: Mora, ciruela, cassis, vainilla. La madera algo notable. Un poco de alcohol en nariz.

Boca: Seco, Tanino M+, Acidez M, Alcohol M+.

(Ballester)

Apr 6th, 2018
Heather Manross

Heather had this 7 years ago

Heather had this 7 years ago

Jan 9th, 2016
Alison

Alison had this 4 years ago

Alison had this 4 years ago

Nov 22nd, 2018
Keith Rachunok

Keith had this 5 years ago

Keith had this 5 years ago

Oct 15th, 2017