White

2012 Shafer Chardonnay Red Shoulder Ranch

Chardonnay

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa / Sonoma
  • Carneros
Drink between 2014 - 2017 (Edit)
CT91.5 53 reviews
2012
2012
2012
N.V.
N.V.
N.V.
Borrowed from 2011
2011
Borrowed from 2011
2011
Borrowed from 2011
2011
Borrowed from 2013
2013
Borrowed from 2013
2013
Borrowed from 2013
2013
Borrowed from 2013
2013
Borrowed from 2013
2013
Borrowed from 2011
2011
Borrowed from 2011
2011
Borrowed from 2011
2011
Borrowed from 2011
2011
Borrowed from 2010
2010
Borrowed from 2014
2014
Borrowed from 2014
2014
Borrowed from 2009
2009
Borrowed from 2008
2008
Borrowed from 2004
2004
Borrowed from 2004
2004
1 of 25

Community Tasting Notes 28

  • Nolch Likes this wine: (95 points)

    September 18, 2016 - A blend. Not pure chard, but the notes are more complex this way and it is balanced.

  • Nolch wrote: (93 points)

    September 18, 2016 - Very complex and balanced. Would drink now to perhaps 2018.

  • RockinCabs wrote: (89 points)

    September 4, 2016 - Nose: Apple, sweet pear and floral notes. Big of malo noted with a buttery note. Palate: At first this is great but it grows a bit too unctuous and monolithic for me. Restrained at first but then sappy pineapple oak and lemon curd creep in. Finish: floral with oak/butter notes.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • John McCabe wrote: (93 points)

    August 20, 2016 - Rich, buttery but not over-the-top.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • jkvedar Likes this wine: (90 points)

    June 19, 2016 - Summer wine paired with grilled swordfish. Flowers, vanilla, peach and pear on the nose. Good acidity on the palate. Tropical fruits. Pleasant finish.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
1 - 5 of 28 More notes

Pro Reviews 2

Professional reviews have copyrights and you can view them here for your personal use only as private content. To view pro reviews you must either subscribe to a pre-integrated publication or manually enter reviews. Learn more.

Manage Subscriptions

Vinous

  • 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.

Wine Definition

  • 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

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 7 (1%)
  • In Cellars 785 (56%)
  • Consumed 598 (43%)

Food Pairing

Tuna.

Who Likes This Wine

100% Like It  23 votes

More About This Wine

Articles

© 2003-16 CellarTracker! LLC.

Report a Problem

Close