Red

2002 Shafer Merlot

Merlot

  • USA
  • > California
  • > Napa Valley
Drink between 2004 - 2010
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Community Tasting Notes 33

  • woofy Likes this wine: (90 points)

    January 29, 2014 - This is a very nice simple wine to enjoy. No issues, nothing over the top, just a solid wine for lunch or dinner.

  • RR47 wrote: (90 points)

    August 31, 2012 - Similar to Jan 2012 notes. Still alive and doing well, but give it 30+ minutes of open time.

  • woofy wrote: (89 points)

    August 4, 2012 - This wine is still nice to drink, but fading.

  • woofy wrote: (90 points)

    April 5, 2012 - This wine is still drinking great.

  • dallasboiler wrote: (87 points)

    March 5, 2012 - Was expecting more based on other reviews, but this was still a very good bottle of wine. The group tasting this noticed a pleasant cherry nose followed by some blueberry and eucalyptus. Aftertaste had hints of cocoa. Wish that I would've either tried this a couple of years ago or would've given it 30 minutes of decanting.

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Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar

  • By Stephen Tanzer
    January/Feburary 2005, Issue #118 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2002
  • Type Red
  • Producer Shafer
  • Varietal Merlot
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa Valley
  • Appellation Napa Valley

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 244 (45%)
  • Consumed 293 (55%)

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Who Likes This Wine

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