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2002 Shafer Chardonnay Red Shoulder Ranch
- Napa / Sonoma
Community Tasting Notes 27
Mark Likes this wine: (92 points)
January 19, 2015 - I had forgotten about this wine, at 13 years old, I was not expecting much, my luck with older Red Shoulder's has been mixed. It didn't help that the cork crumbled when I tried to pull it, needing to resort to the twin prong puller to get it out. I didn't expect much. What a surprise. Still young, fresh, almost effervescent at the start. Very well balanced, this was a fantastic wine and not on the decline as a I feared. My only bottle, but what a great surprise.
September 29, 2011 - Rosh Hashonah dinner @ Geri and Roy Liemer's.
Dvogt wrote: (93 points)
July 18, 2011 - Very rich, ripe, thick, golden yellow, pineapple, tangerine, acid, guessing this is at it's peak.
Iroyston wrote: (92 points)
June 6, 2011 - Spicy and thick. Nice color. Good fruit. Definitely not over the hill
firstname.lastname@example.org wrote: (90 points)
March 4, 2011 - Annette like it.
Pro Reviews 1
By Stephen Tanzer
May/June 2004, IWC Issue #114 (link)
(Shafer Vineyards Chardonnay Red Shoulder Ranch Carneros Napa Valley) Subscribe to see review text.
- Vintage 2002
- Type White
- Producer Shafer
- Varietal Chardonnay
- Designation n/a
- Vineyard Red Shoulder Ranch
- Country USA
- Region California
- SubRegion Napa / Sonoma
- Appellation Carneros
- Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
- In Cellars 70 (23%)
- Consumed 233 (77%)