Shafer 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon, Hillside Select, Stags Leap District


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One of Napa Valley’s most sought-after wines, This the 40th anniversary release. 2018 marks the 40th vintage of Cabernet Sauvignon produced on the Shafer estate. The 2018 Hillside Select decisively earns its place in a long line of elegant, opulent Cabernet Sauvignons from this historic hillside site.This 2018 is 100% Cabernet Sauvignon from estate vineyards, aged 32 months in 100% new 60-gallon French oak barrels (Allier and Tronçais).Jeb Dunnuck scored this 100 points saying “Incredible purity and precision, as well as opulence, define the 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon Hillside Select, and this is as good as any Cabernet Sauvignon in the world today. Revealing a deep purple hue as well as a thrilling bouquet of pure crème de cassis, black raspberries, spring flowers, lead pencil shavings, and an incredible minerality, it hits the palate with full-bodied richness, a deep, layered, seamless texture, ample mid-palate depth, and a great finish. This is classic 2018 Napa Valley with its pur…


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