Red

1994 Shafer Merlot

Merlot

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
Drink between 1998 - 2007 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 8

  • AllRed wrote: flawed

    September 11, 2013 - Mildly corked. Shows some cocoa and red fruit aromas underneath the taint. Too bad.

  • GalvezGuy wrote: (92 points)

    October 9, 2012 - Hanging with dontime and pdhall (Sophia, Houston): Popped and poured. This is in its prime, deep rich nose of mocha, plums, tobacco, herbs. On the palate rich and full with black cherry, plum, dark chocolate, earth, leather, tobacco. Long finish with great grip. WOTN by a whisker over some pretty stiff competition.

  • keithgg wrote:

    September 24, 2012 - Held up well..

  • jlimberg wrote:

    February 20, 2011 - Consistent with my previous note

  • gutt22 wrote:

    October 19, 2009 - 13.5% alcohol. Third time we've had this and still showing beautifully. Excellent nose of herb-infused black fruit, with a delicate and compelling leafy tobacco note, as well as hints of chocolate. In the mouth, beautiful texture, just dancing across the palate with plenty of fruit and complexity. Lovely finish that isn't harsh at all, just pure and smooth. A-

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 1994
  • 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 31 (40%)
  • Consumed 46 (60%)

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