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2012 Shafer Chardonnay Red Shoulder Ranch
- Napa / Sonoma
Community Tasting Notes 23
loginpassjet wrote: (91 points)
April 3, 2016 - Nice Chard, buttery, mild oak, w/excellent nose.
christophee Likes this wine: (92 points)
November 1, 2015 - Straw yellow with medium viscosity in the glass. Nose of butter, lemon oil, pineapple, tangerine, flowers, apple and melon rind. Med-full body with delightfully balanced butter, vanilla, citrus, toffee, melon and slate on the palate. Persistent with present acidity. Long finish. Exceptional quality delivers good QPR.
mactheknife Likes this wine: (92 points)
September 8, 2015 - Excellent chardonnay; light touch of oak. Great acidic balance with tropical fruit notes. Crisp, with a hint of stones. More burgundian in style than California.
SMHalps Likes this wine: (92 points)
September 1, 2015 - Shafer Dinner - 4 bottles for 6 people. Nice Chard, despite the oak, it was well balanced.
SMHalps Likes this wine: (93 points)
August 25, 2015 - Really liked this. Not a big oak bomb. Notes of Pineapple, orange peel and maybe some melon. Had this as one of 6 Shafer wines, in a single producer wine night. This was the only white wine we had.
Pro Reviews 2
By Antonio Galloni
New Releases from Napa Valley: 2012 and 2013 (Dec 2014), 10/1/2014 (link)
(Shafer Vineyards Chardonnay Red Shoulder Ranch Napa Valley, Carneros) Subscribe to see review text.
By Stephen Tanzer
May/June 2014, IWC Issue #174 (link)
(Shafer Vineyards Chardonnay Red Shoulder Ranch Carneros Napa Valley) Subscribe to see review text.
- Vintage 2012
- Type White
- Producer Shafer
- Varietal Chardonnay
- Designation n/a
- Vineyard Red Shoulder Ranch
- Country USA
- Region California
- SubRegion Napa / Sonoma
- Appellation Carneros
- UPC Codes 013528100022, 013528100060, 013528733022
- Pending Delivery 7 (1%)
- In Cellars 819 (60%)
- Consumed 531 (39%)