Zin and Petite often work together, one behind the scenes of the other who gets the billing on the label.
Claudia Springs Redwood Valley John Ricetti Vineyard Zinfandel 2005
There’s jammy fruit and a little warmth from the alcohol. Winemaker Bob Klindt. P&B in Philo 15.9% $19.49 at Bottle Barn Claudia Springs
Everett Ridge Dry Creek Valley Estate Petite Sirah 2005
Liquer-like fruit in a thick, rich refined profile from this grape from the Sterling family’s Dry Creek property. P&B in Healdsburg 14.9% $19.49 at Bottle Barn Everett Ridge