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Date Printed: 7/23/2014
Williams Selyem Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2010
Williams Selyem Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2010
(search item no. 116634)
collectible wine

International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
PRICE ON 7/23/2014: $85.00

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2012 Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points
2012 International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
2011 Wine & Spirits rating: 92 points
2011 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2009 Wine Enthusiast rating: 94 points
2009 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2009 Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
2008 Wine & Spirits rating: 92 points
2008 International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
2006 Wine & Spirits rating: 94 points
2006 International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Always the most challenging, yet the most fun blend to craft. The nose is redolent of blackberries, plums, toffee and crème brûlée. The rich/full tannins accentuate the blackberry/plummy fruits and complement the creamy, silky finish and the concentrated berry/spicy flavors. This wine truly expresses the classic finesse and depth of complexity that you would expect from Russian River Valley pinot noir. A classic Russian River Valley blend comprised of over 95% Estate fruit.
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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.