2006 Shea Wine Cellars Pommard Clone Shea Vineyard Willamette Valley Pinot Noir

14.75% alc., 246 cases, $52. Vineyard blocks 32, 33 and 34. Cropped at 2.04 tons per acre. 4% whole cluster. Aged 10 months in 55% new and 45% previously filled Burgundian oak barrels. · Dark red raspberries, herbs and a little barnyard on the slightly reserved nose. Rich deep red stone fruits are lushly flavored and lifted with oak spice. Velvety in the mouth with moderate wooly tannins and a dry finish. Very tasty. Reviewed March 26, 2009

Winery: Shea Wine Cellars
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