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Shafer Vineyards One Point Five Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 Wine Review

Shafer Vineyards One Point Five Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Shafer Vineyards One Point Five Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Stags Leap District, Napa Valley, California, United States

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $100.00

Drink: 2018-2027

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 15.3%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Shafer Vineyards

Agent: Rogers & Company

Natalie's Score: 94/100

Elegant and blockbuster at the same time: this classic Californian Cabernet is packed with flavour yet long and with great finesses. Aromas of black plum and blackberry with bacon and savoury notes and underbrush. 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 2013 vintage of the Cabernet Sauvignon One Point Five is mostly Cabernet Sauvignon grapes with a splash of Malbec and Petit Verdot. Great cellar wine, if you can wait.

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

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This Shafer Vineyards One Point Five Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 was reviewed on November 12, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 94/100 with the following review:

Near black with a purple hue, smoky dark fruit and spice on the nose and palate. Incredibly well balanced with the perfect blend of fruit, structure, texture, with a long dark and dried fruit finish. Delicious! What a great holiday gifting wine for that special wine lover in your life. Cellar and enjoy 2018-2033. Tasted November 2016. 94 points. Matt Steeves - www.quercusvino.ca
Simon Chen rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

You can immediately tell from the nose that this is a Napa Cab. Oaky, vanilla, and sweet berry on the nose. The wine is smooth but nothing pops out, a thin mid-palate followed by gentle tannin.
Shafer Vineyards' One Point Five (2013) is a big Californian and grapes for this Cabernet were also grown in the Stags Leap District in the heart of Napa Valley. Shafer Vineyards was established in and there have been four generations of Shafers making wine since then. - Community Wine Reviews

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