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2009 Shining Hill

“Aromas of black cherry, cola, currant and tobacco, a supple texture, soft finish, and lingering flavors of black fruit and clove characterize this 2009 bottling of Shining Hill.”

– Marcus Notaro, Winemaker

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The Wine Advocate
April 5th, 2013

Vintage

The 2009 growing season got off to a slightly late start, but caught up quickly during a long stretch of dry, warm, sunny weather during the spring and summer. These perfect ripening conditions lasted through September, resulting in grapes with intense color, rich flavors, and ripe aromatics.

Blend

  • 69% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 21% Merlot
  • 4% Petit Verdot
  • 3% Cabernet Franc
  • 3% Syrah

Details

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