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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


The Wine Advocate
April 5th, 2013


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.


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


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