2005 Eden Stuart Petite Sirah Mendocino:
Analysis at bottling: 14.5% EtOH
Harvest dates: Sept. 30th & Oct. 20th 2005
Harvest analysis: 25 degrees Brix, 0.65 TA, 3.6pH
Aged in Hungarian Oak barrels for 18 months
Accessible yet remote, soft yet clear, fruity yet balanced. (infra)Red yet ultra-violet. Cold yet hot. Yes yet no, Dog yet cat.
Wonderful complexity and classic structure and fruit make this wine a must. What a mouthfeel! About as hand made as hand made can be.