We all know that some whopping wine prices are based on reputation and scarcity. In a tasting like ours [Aratas] the true cream rises to the top
The highest rating I’ve ever given a Petite Sirah
Millennials are searching for wines with character and authenticity. Petite Sirah is a rare gem on many lists; its elusive allure captures those in search of something genuine and intrinsically all-American. Those who strive to be unique are searching for wines like Petite.
VintnerAratas WineryNapa, CA
“This well-made wine showcases the variety well… concentrated and structured” “Editor’s Pick”
…By invitation only, Double-Gold honors a wine when every judge agrees. “Double Gold” 2013 Aratas Shake Ridge Ranch
Aratás puts more bottle age on their Petite Sirah than most, and the extra maturity shows…a beautifully sculpted wine.
The top ranked Petite Sirah, first place winner Aratas Wine… a beautiful example of 100% Petite Sirah
“Best of the West” “The Best Wines of 2017”
Sunset International Wine Competition2014, 2015 & 2017
Difficult decision… from 2700 wines… “Best in Class” goes to Aratas 2016 Petite Sirah – 99Pts
“Best of Class” “Best in the West”
Sunset International Wine Competition2014-2017, 2020 and 2022