Susan’s Fine Wine and Spirits—First in Santa Fe to Feature Sheehan Winery
Sheehan Winery is located in the Vecinos del Bosque neighborhood in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It is known for producing high quality, handcrafted limited-release and award-winning wines made exclusively with New Mexico-grown grapes. In 2017, Sheehan Winery won 17 Gold, Silver, and Bronze awards at the 2017 New Mexico State Fair Wine Competition.
Sean Sheehan has been a part of the New Mexico wine industry since 2005. He worked for many years as winemaker at Casa Rondeña and Tierra Encantada and was an integral part of the New Mexico Vine and Wine Society. His vision is to elevate the status of the New Mexico wine. Opening his own winery in 2015 was a dream come true.
Sheehan Winery is a sustainable development partner with St. Anthony’s Alliance, supporting healthcare and economic development in the Albuquerque community as well as throughout the world.
Sheehan Wines Featured at Susan’s Fine Wine and Spirits
2017 Pinot Gris
Stone fruit, mineral, and lemon mingle with notes of lime zest nectarine on both the nose and palate.
Gold Medal Winner 2017 NM State Wine Competition
On the nose, this wine features notes of Meyer lemon, Asian pear, and honeysuckle. On the palate, notes of green apple, apricot, and Tahitian vanilla are in perfect balance with vibrant acidity and bright minerality. Silver Medal Winner 2017 NM State Wine Competition
2016 Malbec “El Legado Vineyard”
This unique, old-vine style wine delivers complex aromas of sweet ripe blackberries, violets, and red cherries with notes of toasty vanilla oak for balance, with subtle tannins for a lush finish.
2016 Merlot “El Legado Vineyard”
This amazing merlot is packed with juicy dark fruit and aromatic notes of chai tea, cinnamon and bittersweet cocoa. The broad and generous palate features sweet black plum, blueberry, anise, smoke and spice.
2016 Grand Reserve Cabernet
Made from grapes grown in Deming on New Mexico’s oldest Cabernet vines (35 years old), this wine presents black cherry and leather notes intermingled with flavors of blackberry pie and bittersweet cocoa. It can be enjoyed at a youthful stage, but ripe and refined tannins indicate the potential for long-term enjoyment. A long, cascading finish reveals a beautifully composed wine. Silver Medal Winner 2017 NM State Wine Competition
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