2006 Shafer Cabernet Sauvignon Hillside Select Stags Leap District
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81 Ratings
2006 Shafer Cabernet Sauvignon Hillside Select Stags Leap District

Winemaker's Notes

The bottle opens to aromatic beauty followed in the mouth with a core of juicy, black fruit, chocolate, black plums, cassis, black and red cherry, black tea, and vanilla and spice. Ripe tannins put together good structure for long term aging.

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The bottle opens to aromatic beauty followed in the mouth with a core of juicy, black fruit, chocolate, black plums, cassis, black and red cherry, black tea, and vanilla and spice. Ripe tannins put together good structure for long term aging.

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    The bottle opens to aromatic beauty followed in the mouth with a core of juicy, black fruit, chocolate, black plums, cassis, black and red cherry, black tea, and vanilla and spice. Ripe tannins put together good structure for very long term aging.

    over 1 year
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    transparent violet, rich Cabernet smell and taste. great one.

    almost 4 years
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    vmf

    great bottle of wine. still has 20 years ahead of it.

    11 months
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    25 days
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  • Robert Parker
    (From 1997 Vintage)
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (From 1997 Vintage) A bit of dusty spice tags this one as just a wee bit different in the nose, but the wine's deep, curranty fruit, accents of milk chocolate and close-to-plush feel are very much the stuff of its winemaker and provenance. While never abrasive, this year's version comes with an extra measure of fine-grained structural tannins, and the wine will benefit from be buried in the back of the cellar for at least another five years. Originally reviewed at **.