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Community Tasting Notes 105
Texasortho wrote: (100 points)
December 31, 2016 - Simply amazing
TastesGoodToMe wrote: (90 points)
December 15, 2016 - Good but not great. Smooth and balanced. Pleasant. But no wow factor. Think is fading. Time to drink up
jeginmt Likes this wine: (95 points)
November 30, 2016 - Dark ruby color, dense body, rich blackberry flavor with a hint of chocolate, soft tannins, long finish. Terrific.
matt182 Likes this wine: (91 points)
May 1, 2016 - No sign of ageing judging on the the dark purple color without any fading on the edge. Dark raspberry and grape candy at first on the nose, but with some air, fresher blackberries and cassis popping out. Some pepper and licorice. No hint of 14.9% alcohol content. A baby with tannin structure still a bit aggressive, but great layer of fruits and minerals. A bit short on the finish.
mclancy10006 Likes this wine: (93 points)
March 27, 2016 - Wow this is in a great place right now. I may not wait on the others and drink these ASAP as I am sure it is at peak.
Pro Reviews 3
The Rhone Report
By Jeb Dunnuck
California in the spotlight!, Issue #6, 11/30/2010 (link) 92 points
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By Stephen Tanzer
May/June 2010, IWC Issue #150 (link)
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By Richard Jennings
10/14/2009 (link) 92 points
(Shafer Relentless) Ripe berry, plum, cassis nose; cassis, berry, menthol palate; medium-plus finish
- Vintage 2006
- Type Red
- Producer Shafer
- Varietal Syrah Blend
- Designation Relentless
- Vineyard n/a
- Country USA
- Region California
- SubRegion Napa Valley
- Appellation Napa Valley
- UPC Code 013528700024
- Pending Delivery 4 (0%)
- In Cellars 1,170 (57%)
- Consumed 867 (42%)
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