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2006 Shafer Chardonnay Red Shoulder Ranch
- Napa / Sonoma
Community Tasting Notes 75
flashvictor Likes this wine: (92 points)
February 7, 2015 - Tons of honeysuckle, lemon zest and a little butter. Really good Chardonnay.
Krasaki Likes this wine: (93 points)
July 30, 2014 - This wine is rocking; it has a few more years in it. Light gold color, modest oaky/buttery notes with solid green fruit flavors, hints of caramel, and mild acidity.
January 7, 2014 - This one surprised the hell out of me. I thought well beyond its expiration date, but this bottle is really drinking well. Plenty of oak and butter, but a core of still very crisp, tart fruit that is just electric. Much better now than it was early in its life (for my taste).
SKP88 wrote: (85 points)
November 23, 2012 - Perhaps past it's prime, but this was dull, fruitless, inoffensive and unexciting
JonAllen wrote: (90 points)
November 4, 2012 - OK for older Cali chard, made in the big extracted style (not my fav), but well made, nose was very nice and palate was rich, caramelized fruit with the oak still obvious, thick mouthfeel, nothing brite about this but again pleasing, def'ly could taste the age on this one even though only 6 years old
Pro Reviews 1
By Stephen Tanzer
May/June 2008, IWC Issue #138 (link)
(Shafer Vineyards Chardonnay Red Shoulder Ranch Carneros Napa Valley) Subscribe to see review text.
- Vintage 2006
- Type White
- Producer Shafer
- Varietal Chardonnay
- Designation n/a
- Vineyard Red Shoulder Ranch
- Country USA
- Region California
- SubRegion Napa / Sonoma
- Appellation Carneros
- UPC Code 013528100022
- Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
- In Cellars 394 (39%)
- Consumed 626 (61%)