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2014 LONG SHADOWS PIROUETTE PROPRIETARY RED 750ML
2014 LONG SHADOWS PIROUETTE PROPRIETARY RED 750ML
 
Bottle Price $62.99
Year 2014
Size 750ML
Color Red
Varietal Red Blend
Country United States

Product Code: 2813442
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RATINGS: 94pts Robert Parker

Founded in 2003 by Washington State wine visionary Allen Shoup, the Long Shadows proposition was as simple as it was complex: recruit a cadre of the finest winemakers in the world; give each vintner access to Washington State’s best grapes; and outfit a winery to accommodate a diverse group of winemakers’ exacting cellar specifications. The idea quickly sold itself, and from the beginning, the wines have enjoyed critical acclaim that has continued to grow vintage after vintage with the style of each wine firmly in place. In addition to the wines, Long Shadows collectively has won numerous awards, including recognition as Food & Wine magazine’s ”Winery of the Year.”

Made by Philippe Mekla, the 2014 Pirouette checks in as a blend of 57% Cabernet Sauvignon, 18% Petit Verdot, 17% Merlot, 7% Cab Franc and a splash of Malbec. This inky colored beauty gives up tons of graphite, toasted spice, dried herbs and chocolatey dark fruit, full bodied richness, building, ripe tannin and a great finish. It's another killer wine from this estate, and possibly the best to date.

TASTING NOTES: Deep in color and complexity, this wine combines expressive red fruit aromas with dark chocolate and blueberry flavors accented by hints of oak spice that evolve across the palate. A juicy yet beautifully balanced wine with a rich mouthfeel and persistent finish.
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