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Date Printed: 11/22/2014
Williams Selyem Peay Vineyard Pinot Noir 2009
Williams Selyem Peay Vineyard Pinot Noir 2009
(search item no. 115845)
collectible wine

International Wine Cellar rating: 93 points
PRICE ON 11/22/2014: $99.00

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2012 International Wine Cellar rating: 94 points
2011 International Wine Cellar rating: 93 points
2008 International Wine Cellar rating: 93 points
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2007 Wine Enthusiast rating: 95 points
2007 International Wine Cellar rating: 94 points
2006 Wine Enthusiast rating: 93 points
2006 International Wine Cellar rating: 93 points
2006 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Very similar to the 2003 vintage with aromas of raspberry, black cherries, sage, roasted vanilla beans and cappuccino. The smallish crop on the Sonoma Coast in 2009 concentrated the supple tannins and fills your mouth with flavors of wild berries, citrus zest, dark chocolate, sweet spices and mineral. An extremely expressive and rich wine that will develop well with time.
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About Williams Selyem Winery :

Williams Selyem Winery began as a simple dream of two friends, Ed Selyem and Burt Williams, who pursued weekend winemaking as a hobby in 1979 in a garage in Forestville, California, and made their first commercial vintage in 1981. In less than two decades, Burt and Ed created a cult-status winery of international acclaim. Together they set a new standard for Pinot Noir winemaking in the United States, aligning Sonoma County's Russian River Valley in the firmament of the best winegrowing regions of the world. Today John and Kathe Dyson, who purchased the winery from Burt and Ed in 1998, carry on the passion for Pinot Noir winemaking without compromise. As for the wines... they just keep getting better and better.