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Shafer Vineyards Merlot Shafer Vineyards 1997

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Etched Magnum for the 1999 Napa Valley Wine Auction. 1997 Shafer Merlot 1.5L Numbered Bottle #3 of 100.

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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
02/02/2009

The 1997 Merlot (80% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Franc, and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon) could merit an outstanding rating. While it may not possess the weight and rustic fullness of the 1996, it offers vivid fruit, soaring aromatics, and a soft, medium-bodied, w... Robert Parker. A Merlot wine from California in USA. 1997 Shafer Vineyards Merlot 750ml



Etched Magnum for the 1999 Napa Valley Wine Auction. 1997 Shafer Merlot 1.5L Numbered Bottle #3 of 100.

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