Shafer Vineyards, Hillside Select Cabernet Sauvignon 2007

RRP £482

Shafer considers the ‘modern era’ of Hillside started with 2004. There was a dip at 2006, and 2007 is ‘where it really kicks in’. So, settling into the 21st century with a superb vintage, cool and slow. Nose of briar and earth. Opulent ripe fruit and evident alcohol. Youth and a wonderful segue from dark fruit to tannin and back. Wonderful, assured, classic Napa. Drink with butterflied lamb shoulder on the grill.

Score

Wine Details

Colour

Red

Wine Style

Still

Grape Varieties

Cabernet Sauvignon

Drink dates

2024 - 2044

Origin

Country

USA

Region

California

Sub-region

Napa Valley AVA

Area

Stags Leap District AVA

Tasting Information

Blind

No

Tasted by

Adam Lechmere

UK Stockist

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