97pointsShafer 2007 Hillside Select Cabernet Sauvignon (Stags Leap District)

In keeping with the voluptuous approachability of the 2007 vintage, this 100% Cabernet Sauvignon is simply fabulous now for its flood of the ripest, sweetest blackberrries, cherries, cassis and chocolate imaginable. Especially noble is the tannin structure, firm and soft, dry and sweet, a combination of opposites. The depth is vast, and the spicy finish goes on for a long time, suggesting the wine's concentration. Simply a joy to drink, it should develop over many years, but you might want to err on the side of youthfulness and open it by 2015.

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  • Alcohol
    15.5%
  • Bottle Size
    750 ml
  • Category
    Red
  • Date Published
    4/1/2012
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