Shafer Hillside Select Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 1.5L - Bottle Shop of Spring Lake

Shafer Hillside Select Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

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Shafer Hillside Select Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 1.5L
$799.00
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$649.00

SKU 04817

1.5L

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Opens with an aromatic wave of deep, intense fruit and spices such as black plum, blackberry pie filling, cassis, and anise, along with nutmeg, dark toast, and dried rose pedals. The youthful energy in the nose is just as dramatic in the mouth with open, beautiful ripeness, mocha, briar fruit, pomegranate, baking spice, and ripe tannins that collectors will recognize as offering the promise of sensational things to come in the cellar.
Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region California, Napa Valley, Stags Leap District
Brand Shafer
Alcohol/vol 15.5%
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Wine AdvocateVery deep inky-purple colored, the 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Hillside Select is incredibly intense and impactful on the nose, revealing notes of crushed black cherries, blackberries and fresh black currants with underlying notions of charcoal, sautéed herbs, black soil, chargrilled meat and pencil lead, plus a waft of violets. Very full-bodied, very rich and wonderfully concentrated, the wall of fruit is well matched by a firm structure of ripe, grainy tannins and plenty of freshness, finishing with great length and depth.

Lisa Perrotti-Brown, October 31, 2017
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Wine EnthusiastThe famous wine lives up to its mighty reputation in this vintage. Densely packed in tones of red currant, cassis and cocoa powder, the palate offers a sublime texture that lingers despite an overall powerful punch of structure and tannin. Elements of crushed rock and black licorice unfold on the finish. Enjoy from 2024-2034.

Virginie Boone, May 1, 2019
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Wine SpectatorThis shows the dark sage and tobacco edge of the vintage, with a core of gently steeped plum and blackberry fruit emerging slowly. Smoky details pervade the finish, which displays a serious bolt of graphite. Best from 2021 through 2036.

James Molesworth, February 28, 2019