High Valley, Lake County
Hillside vineyard of volcanic soils looking over Clear Lake, an hour north of Napa Valley. 100% Petite Sirah. Now 9 years old, its slowly yielding its firm tannins and showing big, bold fruit. But that’s not all…slight Rhone Valley-like notes of tobacco, black olive and garrigue give it dimension. Long finish of berry, spice and soil. 336 cases made.
From April 6, 2016 Newsletter:
We've been big fans and supporters of George Noble's Napa Valley Cabernet 2005
for half a year.
He just poured us a taste of his 2007 Petite Sirah. Fantastic. Rarely do we have the opportunity to enjoy Petite Sirah with some age, even though the grape typically begs for cellar time. Here's your chance.
We go north of Napa Valley, to Lake County, to locate the fruit source. It's a hillside vineyard of volcanic soils looking over Clear Lake. 100% Petite Sirah. At almost 9 years old, Noble Petite Sirah '07 is slowly yielding its firm tannins and showing big, bold fruit. That, and its Rhone Valley-like notes of tobacco, black olive and garrigue give it a unique personality and dimension that sets it apart from the pack. Long finish of ripe blueb
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