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2014 SHAFER RELENTLESS 750ML
2014 SHAFER RELENTLESS 750ML
 
Bottle Price $96.99
Year 2014
Size 750ML
Color Red
Varietal Shiraz
Country United States

Product Code: 2814054
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RATINGS: 95pts Antonio Galloni

John Shafer and his family founded Shafer Vineyards, located in the Stags Leap District of the Napa Valley, in 1979. From the Shafers' first wine, a 1978 Cabernet Sauvignon, their wines have won much acclaim. Today, the Shafers farm 200 acres of vineyard in the Stags Leap District, Carneros and Oak Knoll regions. Their flagship wine, Hillside Select, is produced from selected blocks of the family's hillside vineyards and is 100% Cabernet Sauvignon. They also produce Red Shoulder Ranch Chardonnay, Merlot, One Point Five (Cabernet Sauvignon) and Relentless (a Syrah/Petite Sirah blend), which was named #1 wine of the year by Wine Spectator's "Top 100" of 2012.

Tasting Notes:Antonio Galloni 95 points Shafer's 2014 Relentless is fabulous. The most expressive and varietally expressive of the three vintages of Relentless I tasted. In 2014, Relentless has 11% Petite Sirah, which, along with the personality of the year, kicks up the aromatics and flavors in a meaningful way. Lavender, mint, violets and crčme de cassis notes are laced into the super expressive finish. The 2014 is shaping up to be a real gem. Range: 92 95
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