The Aratás wines are dark and seductive, with sensuous textures that nevertheless feel built for the cellar.
"Napa Valley's Petite Conversion"
The highest rating I’ve ever given a Petite Sirah
Difficult decision… from 2700 wines… “Best in Class” goes to Aratas 2016 Petite Sirah – 99Pts
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
“Editor’s Pick” “Top Rhones from California” 2010 Napa Valley Petite Sirah – Library Collection
…By invitation only, Double-Gold honors a wine when every judge agrees. “Double Gold” 2013 Aratas Shake Ridge Ranch
The top ranked Petite Sirah, first place winner Aratas Wine… a beautiful example of 100% Petite Sirah
The “Top Petites of 2015”
The Aratas Chardonnay leaps from the glass with scents of ripe apricot, lemon meringue and honeycomb…
Aratás puts more bottle age on their Petite Sirah than most, and the extra maturity shows…a beautifully sculpted wine.