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Shea Wine Cellars Block 7 Pinot noir 2010


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Shea Wine Cellars


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This assertive 2010 Shea Pinot opens with aromas of blackberries, caramel, black pepper, and a blend of grated nutmeg and clove. The spice-tinged blackberry core expands through the long finish. Cellar for 2-3 years and up to 8-10. 100% Wadenswil clone Pinot noir. - Marcus

2010 Wine Spectator - 92 points - Polished, vibrant and spicy, with layers of clove, tea leaf and orange peel surrounding the taut cherry and raspberry flavors, lingering easily against refined tannins on a medium-weight frame. Drink now through 2017. - H.S.

Tanzer 93 points: Vivid red. Sexy, floral-accented aromas of black raspberry, spicecake and cola, with a hint of blood orange adding vivacity. Sappy, incisive dark berry and bitter cherry flavors show excellent depth and pick up sassafras and allspice nuances with air. Finishes spicy and long, with assertive dark berry and floral qualities. - J.R.

2009 Vintage Tasting Notes

2009 Wine Advocate - 92 points - The 2009 Pinot Noir Block 7 is made from Wadenswil clone. It displays greater spiciness in its expressive nose, plenty of fruit on the palate, and a lengthy, fruit-filled finish. It can be approached now but will last for another 8-10 years. - Jay Miller

A brooding, massive Pinot noir. Blueberry, black plum and black currant bramble dominate the scent and flavor with top notes of rose perfume. Leather, coffee bean, and freshly turned earth draw attention to the dark, deep finish. 100% Wadenswil Clone, it shows the grape's trademark character - dark flavors, savory spice, and smoked meat in the finish. A wine for those who enjoy their Pinot noirs giant, round, dark, concentrated and sumptuous. Age 2-5 years, 14.8% alcohol, 269 cases made. - Jean

2008 Vintage Tasting Notes

Big, concentrated, dark blueberry, black fruit, medley of sweet spice, mineral, fresh turned earth. Lingering, delicious finish. For lovers of big, dark, sumptuous Pinots. Reminiscent of the Homer.

First vintage of this wine, made from one section (block) of the vineyard.

100% Wädenswil, the backbone of Homer bottling. Extroverted nose with prodigious fruit and a long, opulent finish. - Pinotfile

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