Shafer Cabernet Sauvignon Hillside Select 2012

Item
945237
Size Pack
750 ml
$295.00
Case of 6
$1,593.00

Details

The 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Hillside Select is not in bottle, but it looks like another three-digit wine in the making. It tips the scales at a lofty 15.3% natural alcohol, but tasters will never feel any heat tasting it. This is a beauty, with crème de cassis notes intermixed with spring flowers, a touch of toasty oak, blackberries, blueberries and cassis, as well as licorice, vanillin and a full-bodied mouthfeel. At this stage, it is more voluptuous and opulent than the 2010, simply because that’s the hallmark style of the 2012. No doubt this is a 30- to 50-year wine if you want to cellar it properly and nibble on it over a long period of time, but it will be much more approachable in its youth than most Hillside Selects tend to be. This is, once again, a fabulous effort. -Robert M Parker, Jr.,eRobertParker.com #216, Dec 2014
Reviewed by: The Wine Advocate
- 98-100 pts

Amazing from first sip to last, this is remarkably complex, layered and textured, smooth and supple, with a seductive creamy mocha oak presence to the long, expansive aftertaste, where the flavors cascade on top of one another and excite with anise and cedar. Drink now through 2032. 2,400 cases made. -James Laube, Nov 2016
Reviewed by: Wine Spectator
- 96 pts
  • Type Red Wine
  • Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Area California
  • Region Napa Valley

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