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Community Tasting Notes 109
Anonymous wrote: (91 points)
September 14, 2015 - Big, dark, inky!! Very nice nose, great complexity and structure!
research1 Likes this wine: (92 points)
August 24, 2015 - The wine looks inky colored. The legs are medium. There is light sediment in the bottle. It smells like blackberry, red currant, plum and fig. The body is medium/full. The wine has polished texture. The wine finishes medium. The wine has medium acidity.
budman Likes this wine: (92 points)
March 12, 2015 - Not even close to over the hill... yummy!!!!
Coachron13 Likes this wine: (92 points)
February 19, 2015 - An excellent syrah. Big and jammy, still well within its primary drinking window. Inky dark, big bold fruit.
Julius Squeezer wrote: (93 points)
October 3, 2014 - Tremendously impressive on this night. Although the grip on this feels like many more years somehow I get the feeling it will never be better than it is right now. Love the blue fruit on this. This wine is starting to develop semi Cote Rotieish Port/fat notes which I find enchanting. Overall.... what an outstanding effort.
Pro Reviews 2
By Stephen Tanzer
January/February 2006, IWC Issue #124 (link)
(Shafer Vineyards Relentless Napa Valley) Subscribe to see review text.
By Richard Jennings
9/21/2006 (link) 87 points
(Shafer Relentless) Vanilla and ripe berry nose; high alcohol, concentrated, black fruit and blueberry palate; long finish with drying tannins (80% Syrah, 20% Petite Sirah)
- Vintage 2002
- 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 0 (0%)
- In Cellars 796 (51%)
- Consumed 765 (49%)