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Shafer Chardonnay Carneros Red Shoulder Ranch 2010

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"Fresh and lively, offering mouthwatering tangerine, peach and nectarine flavors that are fine and delicate, with floral citrus and honeysuckle scents....93" WS 11/12

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Shafer Vineyards:
From a modest beginning of 1,000 cases in 1978, the winery has grown steadily until reaching its present size of 32,000 cases of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chardonnay, Sangiovese and Syrah. Today Shafer wines are available in major markets nationwide and in many foreign markets.

External Reviews for Shafer Chardonnay Carneros Red Shoulder Ranch

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
04/24/2012

The 2010 Chardonnay Red Shoulder Ranch reveals a brighter profile than the 2009. Citrus, flowers, crushed rocks and mint wrap around the energetic, focused finish. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2015. Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Chardonnay wine from California in USA. 2010 Shafer Vineyards Chardonnay Red Shoulder Ranch 750ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
01/30/2013

Shafer's 2010 Chardonnay Red Shoulder Ranch offers up lemon, white flowers, spices and crushed rocks. The cold, late vintage yielded a wine loaded with intensity, focus and verve. As has been the case in recent years, the Chardonnay is aged 75% in oa... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Chardonnay wine from California in USA. 2010 Shafer Vineyards Chardonnay Red Shoulder Ranch 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
04/18/2012

A Chardonnay wine from California in USA. 2010 Shafer Vineyards Chardonnay Red Shoulder Ranch 750ml


External Review
Source: Vines Wine and Spirits
05/29/2013

The 2011 Chardonnay Red Shoulder Ranch has a similar aromatic and flavor profile as the 2010 with more textural richness and oiliness because of the presence of botrytis in this vintage. I have to say, the 2011 is highly intriguing. It will be interesting



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"Fresh and lively, offering mouthwatering tangerine, peach and nectarine flavors that are fine and delicate, with floral citrus and honeysuckle scents....93" WS 11/12

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