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2004 Williams Selyem Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast

  • 90 WS
  • 89 IWC
  • Variety
    Pinot Noir

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SKU: 61283-2004-750

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  • International Wine Cellar | Rating: 89

    ($39) Medium red with a pale rim. Nose combines cherry, mocha, spices and underbrush. Aromatic, ripe and spicy in the mouth, with flavors of cherry, raspberry and orange peel. This perfumed, sweet wine could not be anything but pinot. Offers a refreshing coolness for the year.
    Author: Stephen Tanzer
    Issue: May/June 2006
  • Burghound | Rating: 89

    The nose is slightly fresher and brighter with slightly deeper aromas of red pinot fruity and hints of earth and underbrush preceding sweet, intense and vibrant flavors that aren't especially complex but possess good finish pop and I like the energy here.
    Author: Allen Meadows
    Issue: 3rd Quarter, 2006
  • Wine Spectator | Rating: 90

    Trim, compact and delicate, with detailed cherry, mineral, sage, herb and plum flavors shaded by a hint of toasty oak on the finish. 1,175 cases made.
    Author: James Laube
  • Self | Rating: 90

    Author: PJ Haveron
  • Self | Rating: 91

    Author: David B93
  • Self | Rating: 94

    Author: Dan H719
  • Self | Rating: 90

    7/10 red berries, great mouth feel & balance. Smooth finish.
    Drink Dates: 2010-2012
    Author: Charles M71
  • Self | Rating: 93

    At its peak. Bright, fresh, sweet raspberry and strawberry fruit. Notes of cherry liqueur with white pepper on the back end adding spiciness and complexity. Deliciously flavorful and lengthy finish. A real treat!
    Drink Dates: 2014-2016
    Author: StuTarheel
  • Self | Rating:

    Still very fresh and yummy - a great time to be drinking this wine!
    Author: Fine Wine Concierge
The emergence of Williams Selyem as one of California's Pinot Noir leaders is an improbable success story. Founders Burt Williams and Ed Selyem started making wine under the Hacienda del Rio Winery label in a garage in Fulton. Their first wine was a 1981 Zinfandel, but very soon after they began their quest for great Pinot Noir. By the late 1980s, Williams had retired as a typesetter and Selyem had left his job as a wine retailer, and they devoted themselves full-time to winemaking. In 1997, John Dyson bought the winery with plans of planting a 20-acre Russian River vineyard and gradually expanded production. Williams continued to make wine into 2000, after which time Bob Cabral, formerly of Alderbrook and Hartford Court, took over as Executive winemaker.

Quality across the board is exceptionally high, with especially notable Pinot Noirs. There are no secrets to Williams Selyem's success: they seek low yield, fully ripened grapes from superb vineyard sources.

See other similar producers:Kosta Browne Winery,Siduri,Kistler Vineyards

Collector Data For This Wine

  • 353 bottles owned
  • 127 collectors
  • Average collector rating: 92
    (Out of 127 collectors)