Hillside Select Cabernet Sauvignon

Shafer Vineyards, Hillside Select Cabernet Sauvignon, 1985

RRP £200

Very expressive nose, with aromas of rich damson and leather, mown grass (hay), forest floor and even mushrooms. The palate is juicy, with Shafer’s trademark sweet fruit and soft and seductive
tannins. Very fresh for a 30-year-old. Shafer: ‘This was made by a couple of young knuckleheads who didn’t know shit. It’s a great vintage despite the fact our skill was all over the park. The nose is a big surprise.’

Score

Wine Details

Colour

Red

Wine Style

Still

Grape Varieties

Cabernet Sauvignon

Drink dates

2020 - 2025

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

Selected merchants and secondary market

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