Shafer 2011 Hillside Select Cabernet Sauvignon (Stags Leap District)

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This mighty icon of the Napa Valley shows it can handle a cool vintage with as much power and velvety grace as in any other year, providing plenty of grippy tobacco, leather and cedar atop a tannic backbone and mouthwatering mouthfeel. A 100% varietal wine fromvarious estate-farmed vineyard blocks, it guards its minerality with a steely gaze, rationing out black currant, clove and tobacco in measured waves. Drink now through 2021. Virginie Boone

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  • Alcohol
    15.5%
  • Bottle Size
    750 ml
  • Category
    Red
  • Date Published
    6/1/2016
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