Tasted this tonight versus a 2011 Peay Sonoma Coast and a 2012 Rivers-Marie Summa - the Williams Selyem was a unanimous 3rd. It wasn't bad but just didn't measure up to the others. We won't open our other bottles of the 2011 Westside Road for quite some time to see how it evolves. It was a good wine but perhaps just too young.
Fairly pretty nose with florals, ripe cherry and a little spice. Deep garnet colour. Nice silky palate with tons of ripe cherry, little baking spice and a good dose of cola leading right into oak. The oak was overpowering to me for the first few hours and settled the more the wine received air. Decent acidity and medium finish. No secondary development to speak of yet - this wine could use another 3+ years for me to integrate the oak.
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