2011 Shea Wine Cellars Estate Willamette Valley Pinot Noir

13.0% alc., $37. An overall glimpse of the entire 200-acre vineyard including Pommard, W├Ądenswil and several Dijon clones. · Moderate reddish-purple color in the glass. Highly aromatic, picking up interest over time in the glass, offering aromas of Bing cherries, dark red cranberries and raspberries, with hints of spice, briar and oak. Delicate flavors echo the aromas. Some earthiness, but overall lacks nuance. Balanced tannins and a short, gentle finish. Pretty ordinary in this vintage. Score: 87. Reviewed August 14, 2013

Winery: Shea Wine Cellars
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