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.