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2002 Shafer Relentless
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Community Tasting Notes 105
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.
Tarpon222 wrote: (92 points)
March 10, 2014 - Doesn't get much better than this. May go awhile longer but you will absolutely enjoy now
SineQuaNon Likes this wine: (92 points)
January 28, 2014 - Lovely, if still young wine. Rich with good syrah-character. Could use a bit more lift. Almost a 93.
KristianT wrote: (93 points)
January 24, 2014 - Wow. Not very Shiraz like at all. Come across much younger than it is.will definitely develop or a decade or even more. The alcohol is a bit intrusive, but the total experience is very good.
gburden Likes this wine: (94 points)
July 10, 2013 - This vintage just keeps getting better and better. Great blend.
Pro Reviews 2
Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar
By Stephen Tanzer
January/February 2006, 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 4 (0%)
- In Cellars 847 (56%)
- Consumed 656 (44%)