Red

2006 Shafer Cabernet Sauvignon Hillside Select

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
  • Stags Leap District
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Community Tasting Notes 84

  • mactheknife Likes this wine: (95 points)

    April 22, 2016 - Decanted for an hour and wine improved over the next 2 hours. Very balanced; full mouth feel; nice flavors though more muted at this point; not a fruit bomb but beautiful balance between fruit and spices. Has a long way to go, in a good way.

    2 people found this helpful Comment
  • patwjr Likes this wine: (94 points)

    February 27, 2016 - PnP, drank over 2 hours. Dense, still coming together, nice slightly muted fruit, some oak & development yet to evolve further. Give it some more time.

    2 people found this helpful Comment
  • jnocera Likes this wine: (94 points)

    February 9, 2016 - Drank from a magnum. Young and very closed still. Some signs of fruit and full on the palate. This will definitely develop but not sure it has the complexity of other vintages.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • Coachron13 Likes this wine: (93 points)

    January 3, 2016 - One hour decant, was still really tight so aerated into glasses. Really good.....but, wanted and expected more for the price. Has many years of life left in it, so it may get even better over next 5-10 years. Just not sure we would go after another one on that hope.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • Bobc7had Likes this wine: (94 points)

    December 26, 2015 - Fabulous
    Served with a roasted filet.
    Perfectly balanced.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    December 2008 (link)

    (Shafer Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Hillside Select Stags Leap District) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By Richard Jennings
    10/13/2010 (link) 92 points

    (Shafer Cabernet Sauvignon Hillside Select) Rich cassis, red berry nose; rich cassis, oak, cherry palate; medium-plus finish 92+ pts.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2006
  • Type Red
  • Producer Shafer
  • Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Designation Hillside Select
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa Valley
  • Appellation Stags Leap District
  • UPC Code 013528400023

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 41 (1%)
  • In Cellars 4,309 (78%)
  • Consumed 1,154 (21%)

Food Pairing

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Who Likes This Wine

100% Like It  29 votes