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2008 Shafer Cabernet Sauvignon One Point Five
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Community Tasting Notes 68
Philippe_C wrote: (97 points)
December 13, 2014 - wow! Explosive nose of super ripe cassis, very black, cedar, sandalwood, nice integrated vanilla, camphor... taste of black ripe cherries, super silky tannins, beautiful 45 seconds finish, nice refreshing acidity, I love this wine that is perfect to drink young!
Outlier wrote: (93 points)
December 11, 2014 - Firm, with a lot of backbone - so tightly knit. I hesitate to say tannic - the tannins are there but this is more unformed vs. just tannic. This is quite stately, some slight pruniness and some led pencil, not the most open or friendly of wines perhaps, but there is a lot of quality there; it really needs another five years to show it though.
JavierE Likes this wine: (92 points)
July 4, 2014 - Excellent wine! Great body, long finish!
H Crenshaw wrote: (90 points)
July 3, 2014 - Decanted for 1 hour. This wine had a very chalky characteristic which was hard to get past. Overwhelmed the fruit and other flavors of the wine.
George Lopez Likes this wine: (93 points)
June 7, 2014 - I liked this much better than the 2007 One Point Five I had the other night because it showed more black fruit and had a longer finish. Really showing well right now.
Pro Reviews 1
Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar
By Stephen Tanzer
May/June 2011, Issue #156 (link)
(Shafer Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon One Point Five Stags Leap District) Subscribe to see review text.
- Vintage 2008
- Type Red
- Producer Shafer
- Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
- Designation One Point Five
- Vineyard n/a
- Country USA
- Region California
- SubRegion Napa Valley
- Appellation Stags Leap District
- UPC Code 013528800014
- Pending Delivery 13 (1%)
- In Cellars 1762 (74%)
- Consumed 596 (25%)