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Langtry Estate Guenoc California Petite Sirah, USA

Wine Notes

Formerly Langtry Estate Guenoc California Petite Sirah was labeled as California Selection. Ownership: Guenoc is now Langtry Estate to reflect the history of the company, its first owner was the English actress Lily Langtry.

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Grape Variety

Petite Sirah (or Durif) is a black-skinned grape variety, with Petite Sirah being its North and South American name. In the rest of the world it is generally known as Durif, named after its discoverer, Dr. Francois Durif.

From the Rhone in 1880, Dr. Durif released his new grape to the world after he noticed a natural crossing (most likely due to cross-pollination) from one of his Peloursin vines. The name Petite Sirah first appeared in Californian wine literature four years later, but as a blanket term for several dark-skinned grape varieties (including Durif). It was not until 1996 that Californian ampleographers identified Durif’s other parent as Syrah. This was an important revelation, but not surprising given ...more


Region
  • California is the largest and most important wine region in the United States. Occupying the southern two-thirds of the country's west coast (Oregon and Washington make up the rest), it spans almost ten degrees of latitude and 850 miles (1370km) of coastline. With mountains, valleys, plains and plateaux, the state's topography is as complex as its climate, offering winegrowers a bewildering choice of terroir.

    Although Californian wines rose to global renown only in the past few decades (notably after the Paris Judgment of 1976), the state's viticultural history dates back ...more

  • The United States has confidently come of age as one of the world's top wine-producing nations. Its reputation may be founded on the global fame of Napa and Sonoma, but the U.S. is home to countless lesser-known wine regions producing world-class wines (obvious examples include Oregon's ...more

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