Red

2007 Shafer Cabernet Sauvignon Hillside Select

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
  • Stags Leap District
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Community Tasting Notes 76

  • pdemaio wrote: (96 points)

    April 29, 2017 - An incredible wine with nothing not to like. Big, but not for Napa. Great, perfectly ripe, fruit. smooth round Tannins. Drink now (but no big rush)...

    PDQ95+

    2 people found this helpful Comment
  • Anonymous wrote: (98 points)

    March 18, 2017 - Just some short notes. Beautiful dark berries with a perfect balance between acidity and sweetness. Some chocolate. Beautifully smooth tannin and a great length. Lovely now and the next decade or longer. 98+

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • cmueller Likes this wine: (98 points)

    January 20, 2017 - Wow, polished with the right amount of age. Big and smooth but still complex, as close to perfection as I've had in a while.

    3 people found this helpful Comments (2)
  • TastesGoodToMe Likes this wine: (97 points)

    December 30, 2016 - Pre NYE celebration dinner (why make it only one night?!) at Capital Grille in Charlotte. Bought these upon release and they have laid in the same spot in my cellar since. We gave this 3 hours of air before we consumed and I recommend a strainer as there was a lot of sediment. This wine is everything you would hope it would be with the high critical acclaim that it has received. Deep purple/black in the glass. Dark fruits, black cherry, cassis, vanilla, spice, and some licorice. Fantastic mouth feel and viscosity - glides over the tongue like velvet. Great back end with a long finish that coats your entire mouth. Great wine!

    5 people found this helpful Comment
  • Collector1855 wrote: (96 points)

    November 18, 2016 - Napa Valley Master Class with Robert Parker; 11/10/2016-11/20/2016 (Napa Valley): During a Napa 2007 horizontal tasting guided by Robert Parker. From clay soil. Fantastic nose of dark fruit, cassis, pine, eucalyptus, herbs. Wow. Massive palate, full bodied, lots of layers, a bit too rich for my taste. A touch dry on the finish. 96+

    4 people found this helpful Comments (2)
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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    Vertical Tasting of Shafer’s Cabernet Sauvignon Hillside Select (Jul 2016), 7/1/2016 (link)

    (Shafer Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Hillside Select Napa Valley) Subscribe to see review text.

  • By Stephen Tanzer
    May/June 2011, IWC Issue #156 (link)

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

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2007
  • 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 Codes 013528400023, 833959003439

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 42 (1%)
  • In Cellars 5,256 (81%)
  • Consumed 1,226 (19%)

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