Red

2010 Shafer Relentless

Syrah Blend

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
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Community Tasting Notes 73

  • JJ Hodges Likes this wine: (92 points)

    April 14, 2017 - Coravin 1st night. Absolutely delicious with no time on the decant. Remainder of bottle, decanted only 45 minutes and amazing. Chewy balanced delightful

    2 people found this helpful Comment
  • denisontb Likes this wine: (95 points)

    March 25, 2017 - Stunningly delicious. Wonderful nose at opening - big, sophisticated & complex. Let breath for ~30 minutes. Deep red, inviting, luxurious, long finish. Paired beautifully with bone-in NY Strip. In a great place... so glad I have more left.

    4 people found this helpful Comment
  • csimm1161 wrote: (96 points)

    March 9, 2017 - Same as all of my other notes on this wine. Decanted for a couple of hours just for the hell of it, but it really didn't even need it. Taking a step back, this really is a gorgeous bottle of wine. Perfectly balanced and easily one of the best consistent Syrahs in California. Drink now and over the next 5-7+ years. Still had a nice spine and tannic frame to encompass the awesome core of black and purple fruit.

    5 people found this helpful Comment
  • mischwine wrote: (94 points)

    March 4, 2017 - simply - WOW. superb wine, great consistent quality!!

    2 people found this helpful Comment
  • SMHalps wrote: (93 points)

    February 15, 2017 - "Big Red Fruity Wine Night" with my wine group. All the wines were opened about 45 minutes prior to pouring. We had in order, 2012 Ridge Geyserville, 2013 Jax Y3 Taureau, 2014 Martinelli Zinfandel Jackass Vineyard, 2010 Shafer Relentless, 2009 Turley Zinfandel Mead Ranch, and the 2009 Clarendon Hills Syrah Hickinbotham.

    I think this has shed some weight since my last bottle. It was almost elegant. And the first bottle of the night to be completely finished.

    4 people found this helpful Comment
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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2010
  • Type Red
  • Producer Shafer
  • Varietal Syrah Blend
  • Designation Relentless
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa Valley
  • Appellation Napa Valley
  • UPC Codes 010465208903, 013528700024, 918820469344

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 14 (0%)
  • In Cellars 2,393 (75%)
  • Consumed 774 (24%)

Food Pairing

Beef Roast, PASTA W/ MEATBALLS

Who Likes This Wine

99% Like It  68 votes

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