1989 Shafer Merlot Napa Valley
84 Ratings
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84 Ratings
1989 Shafer Merlot Napa Valley

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2011 Vintage) From one of the most difficult vintages in our history comes a wine that richly rewards all our efforts – from fragrant aroma through the round, full mouth to its long, polished finish this wine offers both layered complexity and easy-to-love juiciness. In the nose and mouth I get so many scents and flavors – red and black cherry, red and black plum, smoke, white pepper, sage, oregano and wet earth. This lush package is kept together in a structure of fine, ripe tannins.

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Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Advocate
    (From 1994 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 107 on Oct-96
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 1999 Vintage) Rating: (86-88) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 132 on Dec-00