“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
“Aratas…beautifully sculpted wine” Editors’ Choice
Millennials are searching for wines with character and authenticity. Petite Sirah is a rare gem on many wine lists; its elusive allure is drawing fans in search of something genuine, intrinsically all- American and independent in spirit. Those who strive to be unique are searching for wines like Petite.
VintnerAratas WineryNapa, CA
“the highest rating I’ve ever given a Petite Sirah”
Aratás puts more bottle age on their Petite Sirah than most, and the extra maturity shows…a beautifully sculpted wine.
The Aratás wines are dark and seductive, with sensuous textures that nevertheless feel built for the cellar.
"Napa Valley's Petite Conversion"
The 2017 Chardonnay leaps from the glass with scents of ripe apricot, lemon meringue and honeycomb…
If God invented a better food pairing than petite sirah and steely ribeye, she has not yet revealed it to me.
"All Things Agrarian"
The top ranked Petite Sirah- first place winner Aratas Wine… a beautiful example of 100% Petite Sirah