The Shea is the most dense and concentrated wine among the 2004s. Jammed with blackberry, cherry, plum, licorice and earthy tannins. Great concentration and a smoky, black-tea finish. This is one to tuck away for a few years.
Paul Gregutt is a Contributing Editor for Wine Enthusiast magazine, a founding member of the magazine’s Tasting Panel, and reviews the wines of Oregon and Canada. The author of the critically-acclaimed Washington Wines & Wineries—The Essential Guide, he consulted on the Pacific Northwest entries in current versions of The World Atlas of Wine and The Oxford Companion to Wine.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.