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2010 Shea Wine Cellars Shea Vineyard Homer Willamette Valley Pinot Noir

13.5% alc., 450 cases, $82. 56% W├Ądenswil, 31% Dijon 777, 13% Pommard. Aged in 81% new French oak. A blend of the best barrels in the cellar and always the biggest, most structured wine in the lineup, needing several years to reach a peak drinking window. · Moderately dark reddish-purple color in the glass. Demure but pleasing aromas of black raspberries, blackberries and spice. The most structured wine in the lineup and built for the long haul. Also, displays the most length on a brambly blackberry finish. Very polished with a velvety mouth feel and complimentary smoky oak. More approachable than usual for this bottling, but should get even better with more time in the cellar. Reviewed November 24, 2012

Winery: Shea Wine Cellars
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