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Denise Lowe

Denise Lowe

Shai Cellars 'Adome' 2008

Santa Ynez Valley, United States
3031 days ago

Denise scored this wine: 91/100

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

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1978 Ruffino Riserva Chianti Classico - in 1980

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First Wine

Manischevitz Concord Grape, but I overcame that!

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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.

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Current Fav Wine

2008 Shai Cellars 'Adome' from Santa Ynez, California

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