• WS: 92

    Wine Spectator Score

    92

    Close
  • WA: 80

    Wine Advocate Score

    (92-94)

    Close
+ Add Critic Score

Submit a Critic Score

Score:

Name of Critic:

Close

Shafer Napa Valley 2000

Winemaker's Notes:

Deep Purple. This second vintage continues an evolution of intensity. The Syrah offers even more black pepper and spice flavors while the Petite Sirah brings a balancing counterpoint of deep blueberry and blackberry. After another year of vine development, the resulting wine's tannins are less young and raw and much more refined and expansive. The rich color that hugs the inside of the glass is a combination of Syrah's deep purple and Petite Sirah's beautiful blue-tinged hue.

  • + My Wines

    My Wines

    Save in My Wines

    Add to Wishlist

    My Cellar

  • List It
  • Add Review
3.96 5 0.5
Average Rating Rate It Add

External Reviews for Shafer Napa Valley

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
04/22/2009

...It is ripe and extracted almost beyond reason, and it shows its bold side from first peak into its purple-black color all the way to its highly tannic finish. Oh, and did we mention that it is also fairly elevated in alcohol. But, its deep and com... Connoisseur's Guide. A Syrah wine from California in USA. 2000 Shafer Vineyards Relentless 750ml



Deep Purple. This second vintage continues an evolution of intensity. The Syrah offers even more black pepper and spice flavors while the Petite Sirah brings a balancing counterpoint of deep blueberry and blackberry. After another year of vine development, the resulting wine's tannins are less young and raw and much more refined and expansive. The rich color that hugs the inside of the glass is a combination of Syrah's deep purple and Petite Sirah's beautiful blue-tinged hue.

Best Wine Deals

See More Deals »

Syrah Top Lists







Snooth Media Network