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Shafer One Point Five Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 Wine Review

Shafer One Point Five Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

Shafer One Point Five Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

Stags Leap District, Napa Valley, California, United States

Community Score:93/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $126.95

Drink: 2015-2019

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 15.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Shafer Vineyards

Agent: Rogers & Company

Natalie's Score: 92/100

Elegant and blockbuster at the same time: packed with flavour yet long and with great finesses. Aromas of black plum and blackberry with bacon and savoury notes and underbrush.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: smoky ribs, mushroom burgers, pork tenderloin, barbecued steak.

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This Shafer One Point Five Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 was reviewed on October 24, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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Martha Kelly AIWS - CS rated this wine as 94/100 with the following review:

This outstanding wine from John & Doug Shafer and of the Stags Leap District captivates the senses. Its aromas and flavours are rich with dark berry fruit, cloves, mint, and cinnamon while the smooth, warming palate carries the intense flavours through to the elegant, structured finish.
Enjoy this wine in good company with strong cheeses, beef, duck, or lamb.
Drink now or cellar until 2025 and beyond. This wine will benefit from decanting as the wine will evolve in the decanter and in your glass.
Date tasted: October 2015.
A true expression of Stags Leap District terroir in the heart of Napa Valley. The Shafer family has been making wine for four generations, establishing the winery in 1978. Son Doug joined john Shafer, his father of course, back in 1983 and thus they coined the phrase a generation and a half one point five to describe their collaboration on this wine. The 2012 vintage of the Cabernet Sauvignon One Point Five is mostly Cabernet Sauvignon grapes with a splash of Malbec and Petit Verdot. - Community Wine Reviews

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