2008 Shafer Cabernet Sauvignon One Point Five

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • > California
  • > Napa Valley
  • > Stags Leap District
Drink between 2010 - 2022
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Community Tasting Notes 64

  • 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.

  • phynes Likes this wine: (92 points)

    March 28, 2014 - I really liked this wine but it confused me. I have been a fan of Shafer's Cabs for many years. Had I not known what this wine was, I would have thought it a Shiraz, with notes of blueberry, vanilla, peppers dominating. The alcohol - 15% - comes through but it is a lovely, harmonious wine with a lovely soft texture and a lengthy finish. Maybe it's just been a long week and I need to open another bottle tomorrow evening! Lovely but perplexing wine!

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  • Saint-ExupĂ©ry Likes this wine: (93 points)

    March 20, 2014 - Very dark purple. Blackberries, cassis and tobacco on the nose. Rich and opulent with a healthy dose of tannins that will ensure a long life. Nice length. Great now with further potential for 10+ years.

  • mactheknife Likes this wine: (92 points)

    February 13, 2014 - took to Italian restaurant and ate with Bolognese; hard to beat the combination. Rich but balanced; fruit is there in spades but settled in beautifully. Lots more life to this one.

  • leecon wrote: (91 points)

    February 11, 2014 - Clear, deep purple. Had an pronounced intensity on the nose of dark fruit blackcurrant/ blackberry/ ripe but not cooked/ peppery spice/ vanilla, still developing.

    Was dry on the palate with med plus acidity and fine high tannins, high alcohol, full bodied, pronounced intensity, more dark fruit, green pepper, graphite, nice long finish

    Enjoyed this very much from a 375ml could definitely develop further but had nice fruit forward ness and fine tannin to make it pleasurable now

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Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar

  • By Stephen Tanzer
    May/June 2011, Issue #156 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • 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

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 13 (1%)
  • In Cellars 1742 (76%)
  • Consumed 539 (23%)

Food Pairing

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Who Likes This Wine

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