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2004 Shafer Cabernet Sauvignon One Point Five
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Community Tasting Notes 155
Bill Bucklew wrote: (89 points)
November 2, 2014 - Double decanted for three hours and tasted blind initially. Moderate nose, black fruit, a touch of earth, medium body, medium acidity, saturated dark fruit on the attack, finishes a bit weak though. This fell a bit short for me.
Lax4 Likes this wine: (91 points)
July 5, 2014 - Full body wine with lots of ruby red color and big bold flavor
mlawren1 wrote: (92 points)
June 15, 2014 - Currants, berries and cherries. Finishes with a little herbal hint.
capacious Likes this wine: (90 points)
June 7, 2014 - One and one half Shafers? I think we get the best of both of them, name said. Currently out drinking the Hillside, altho I don't expect ( and hope since we have the hillside ) that to be the end result, this is a very well made, and distinctive, napa cab with a ways to go.
kenv Likes this wine: (94 points)
April 17, 2014 - WCC 2004 California Cab Blind Tasting (Fort Orange Club, Albany, NY): Very ripe fruit nose with notes of beef and licorice. Sweet, juicy, young, but balanced and harmonious. Definitely one of the best wines to drink tonight.
Pro Reviews 3
Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar
By Stephen Tanzer
May/June 2007, Issue #132 (link)
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Wine Library TV
By Gary Vaynerchuk
Shafer Cabernet Sauvignon One Point Five, Episode #698, 6/30/2009 (link) 93 points
(Shafer One Point Five Cabernet Sauvignon) COLOR-a gorgeous purple inky color, pitch dark; NOSE-big red fruit (kirsch & cassis); enormous intensity; a little mint play; just gorgeous; really ripe cherry; fruit bomby, yet conservative; PALATE-very silky; enormous silk on the back-end; seductive; silky smooth; polished finish; almost like drinking delicious pure purple paint; refined elegance; has that really bright, intense California fruit; a Napa cab really doing it's thing; this is a gorgeous conducted Napa Cab; really polished elegance; big fruit; explosive; I really want to grill a big fat steak and eat it with this wine; this wine is bringing massive New World thunder; you can taste the gorgeous Oak integration; this is California Cabernet at it's best; drinking tremendously now, but will easily age 7-15 years; I like the subtle black leaf tea on the back-end; just a beautiful and elegant bottle of Cabernet; I like this '04 much better than the '05 that I just rated 88 points; WS-93; GV-93
By Richard Jennings
4/21/2007 (link) 90 points
(Shafer Cabernet Sauvignon One Point Five) Mulberry, dried cherry nose; sweet blackberry, black fruit, caramel edge, high cherry note, tight yet and a little narrow, good acidity; medium finish 90+ pts.
- Vintage 2004
- Type Red
- Producer Shafer
- Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
- Designation One Point Five
- Vineyard n/a
- Country USA
- Region California
- SubRegion Napa Valley
- Appellation Stags Leap District
- UPC Code 013528800014
- Pending Delivery 12 (0%)
- In Cellars 1641 (53%)
- Consumed 1432 (46%)