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Shafer Vineyards Merlot Shafer Vineyards 1996

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1996 Shafer Vineyards Merlot Napa Valley Stags Leap District 750ml

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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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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
03/25/2009

The medium to full-bodied 1996 Merlot (77% Merlot, 16% Cabernet Franc, and 7% Cabernet Sauvignon) is more exotic than the 1997, with some of Merlot's chocolate overtones emerging in the black cherry fruit. While the 1996 may be fuller and heavier tha... Robert Parker. A Merlot wine from California in USA. 1996 Shafer Vineyards Merlot 750ml



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