Burghound | Rating: 90Notes of black raspberry, dark cherry, plum and a vaguely exotic character serve as a very pretty introduction to the supple, round and delicious flavors that don't possess quite the same mid-palate density of the best in the range, all wrapped in a focused, balanced and solidly persistent finish where a hint of asperity surfaces. This is certainly attractive but the quality of the underlying material isn't quite at the same level.Author: Allen Meadows
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.
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Collector Data For This Wine
- 143 bottles owned
- 48 collectors