2007 Shea Wine Cellars East Hill Willamette Valley Pinot Noir

14.4% alc., 325 cases, $55. W├Ądenswil, Dijon 115, 777, 828. 11% whole cluster. Aged in 43% new French oak barrels. Blocks 5, Oak, 7, 9, 19. One of the 2009 IPNC featured wines. · Deeper, darker and richer than the Estate bottling. Sumptuous mid-palate featuring dark fruits especially plums and black currants. The tannins are barely perceptible and the long, chewy finish has a pleasing grip of acidity. Reviewed August 17, 2009

Winery: Shea Wine Cellars
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