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Shafer Vineyards 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon, Hillside Select, Stags Leap
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Shafer Vineyards 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon, Hillside Select, Stags Leap
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EXPERT RATING
Based on the 100 Point Scale
 WA  96 
 JS  96 
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Shafer Vineyards 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon, Hillside Select, Stags Leap
One of Napa Valley's most sought after wines. Produced in tiny quantities ans highly allocated. Also a proven collectible that improves in every way over time. This 2011 scored 96 points from Robert Parker who said "Possibly the Cabernet Sauvignon of the vintage is Shafer’s 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon Hillside Select. Last year I thought it was a strong effort, but it’s even better now that it’s been bottled. With an opaque black/purple color and notes of subtle burning charcoal embers, blueberry, blackberry and graphite, the wine has a certain Bordelais minerality, but then the richness of Napa kicks in. It’s full-bodied (somewhat unusual for a 2011) with lighter tannins, and no doubt the wine will be on a faster evolutionary track than vintages such as 2010, 2012 and 2013. Nevertheless, the Shafers and Elias said this was the toughest vintage they’d ever experienced. To be able to produce a compelling wine like this is a testament to their extraordinary skills and craftsmanship. This wine can be drunk now or cellared for another 15-20 years."

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