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Denise Lowe

Denise Lowe

Shai Cellars 'Adome' 2008

Santa Ynez Valley, United States
3324 days ago

Denise scored this wine: 91/100

Winemaker Shawn 'Shai' Halahmy's 1st release. Big fruit, chocolate, velvet tannins, smooth finish, food friendly

Denise Lowe

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Memorable Wine

1978 Ruffino Riserva Chianti Classico - in 1980


First Wine

Manischevitz Concord Grape, but I overcame that!


Unusual Wine Experience

Sitting at the top of the Rockpile in Sonoma, with winemaker Clay Mauritson, drinking his glorous Zinfanfel from the vineyard in which we were sitting.


Current Fav Wine

2008 Shai Cellars 'Adome' from Santa Ynez, California

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