Santa Rita Bougainville Petite Sirah 2010, Maipo, Chile
A luxuriously odd wine grown near some of Chile’s most famous thermal springs. This is a spicy, decadent, plummy wine from Petite Sirah, an unusal grape sometimes called Durif. If you’ve had a tannic, rough example before don’t be deterred. This is smokey, inviting and delicious and glorious with rich and spiced dishes.