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Date Printed: 12/20/2014
Williams Selyem Weir Vineyard Pinot Noir 2009
Williams Selyem Weir Vineyard Pinot Noir 2009
(search item no. 111830)
collectible wine

Wine Enthusiast rating: 94 points
International Wine Cellar rating: 93 points
PRICE ON 12/20/2014: $89.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2012 International Wine Cellar rating: 93 points
2011 International Wine Cellar rating: 92 points
2010 International Wine Cellar rating: 92 points
2010 Wine & Spirits rating: 92 points
2008 International Wine Cellar rating: 92 points

Winemaker's Notes:

This unique site seems to be expressing more fruit-driven characteristics as these vines mature. The aromas of Rainier cherries, fennel, cardamom, earth and minerals dominate the bouquet entirely in this vintage. The concentrated flavors of wild berries, cola, minerals and fresh cardamom are complemented by the lingering tannin and long finish. As this vineyard continues to mature it is showing the true idiom of this unique site.
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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.