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Shafer Cabernet Sauvignon Hillside Select 1991

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This was a fantastic vintage with lots of hang time. In the cellar we’d learned how to produce our wines with less human manipulation. Dense color in the center of the glass with red/orange at the edges, dense flavors, juicy fruit, great length, and richnes. Complexities are still developing.

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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.
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External Reviews for Shafer Cabernet Sauvignon Hillside Select

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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
01/16/2009

Rich and plush, deeply concentrated, with complex currant, coffee and cedar, and a twinge of stalky bell pepper and green bean. Finishes with tobacco notes and firm tannins. Turns herbal, but has a long way to go.--'81/'91 California Cabernet retrosp... Wine Spectator. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 1991 Shafer Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Hillside Select 750ml



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This was a fantastic vintage with lots of hang time. In the cellar we’d learned how to produce our wines with less human manipulation. Dense color in the center of the glass with red/orange at the edges, dense flavors, juicy fruit, great length, and richnes. Complexities are still developing.

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