2006 Shafer Merlot Napa Valley
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83 Ratings
2006 Shafer Merlot Napa Valley

Winemaker's Notes

This release is marked by its perfumy aromas of dark fruit that push out of the glass. The wine itself fills the mouth with opulent flavors of red and black berry fruit, licorice, spice, pepper, strawberry and plum. It's a wine that pairs so well with food.

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This release is marked by its perfumy aromas of dark fruit that push out of the glass. The wine itself fills the mouth with opulent flavors of red and black berry fruit, licorice, spice, pepper, strawberry and plum. It's a wine that pairs so well with food.

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    "Easily Shafer's greatest Merlot ever. Certainly its richest, with fabulously concentrated blackberry, cherry, licorice, chocolate and cinnamon spice flavors. All this is wrapped into extraordinarily sweet, refined tannins. Addictively drinkable, but not a long ager. Best now and through 2012." 95 Points Wine Enthusiast

    over 2 years
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    drank it 7.23.11. fine

    over 3 years
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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