2006 - Shafer Hillside Select Cabernet Sauvignon
14A6HCSS6PK _ 2006 - Shafer Hillside Select Cabernet Sauvignon - 6x75cl
Colour
Red
Producer
Shafer Vineyards
Region
Napa Valley
Grape
Cabernet Sauvignon
Drinking
2014 - 2028
Case size
6x75cl
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2006 SHAFER HILLSIDE SELECT CABERNET SAUVIGNON - 6x75cl

Colour
Red
Producer
Shafer Vineyards
Region
Napa Valley
Grape
Cabernet Sauvignon
Drinking
2014 - 2028
Case size
6x75cl
Available Now
Duty Paid (Inc. VAT)
Case price £1,732.07 (Inc. VAT)
 
Case price £1,456.07 (Inc. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • RP1

    Robert Parker, December 2014,
    Score: 92/100

    A slightly more compact version of the great Hillside, but nevertheless youthful, the 2006 Shafer Cabernet Sauvignon Hillside Select has a dense purple color, some notes of damp earth, cedar wood, forest floor, red and black currants, and toast. Some austere tannins kick in in the finish, but the wine is full-bodied, ripe and rich. An outstanding effort, but not one of the monumental vintages for Hillside Select, it should be drunk over the next 20 years Robert Parker Jr Drink Date 2014-2034 Score 92/100

Producer

Shafer Vineyards

Region

Napa Valley

This small town north of San Francisco has grown up to be one of California’s most famous wine regions. It is home to opulent Cabernets and sweetly-spiced Zinfandels, grown across many sub-regions including Stags Leap, Rutherford, Oakville and others. Cooling ocean fogs roll in from the Pacific at night and burn off in the summer sunshine, keeping the region cooler than you would expect for its latitude, and help produce some of the best Californian wines. Napa wines have the concentration and structure to age magnificently.