Shafer Hillside Select Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 - Argonaut Wine & Liquor

Shafer Hillside Select Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

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Shafer Hillside Select Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
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SKU 45207

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The 2014 Hillside Select is a rich, expansive wine balanced by liveliness and energetic aromas and flavors. This vintage is a liquid feast of black cherry, dark chocolate, briar fruit, black tea, cola, blackberry, tobacco, and a touch of aromatic herbs. All this abundance comes wrapped in slate minerality while wearing its Stags Leap District tannins with silky ease. It may be difficult to put off drinking this 100% hillside Cabernet Sauvignon but it is sure to offer greater riches with time in your cellar.

Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region California, Napa Valley, Stags Leap District
Brand Shafer
Alcohol/vol 15.5%
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Wine AdvocateVery deep inky-purple colored, the 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Hillside Select is incredibly intense and impactful on the nose, revealing notes of crushed black cherries, blackberries and fresh black currants with underlying notions of charcoal, sautéed herbs, black soil, chargrilled meat and pencil lead, plus a waft of violets. Very full-bodied, very rich and wonderfully concentrated, the wall of fruit is well matched by a firm structure of ripe, grainy tannins and plenty of freshness, finishing with great length and depth.

Lisa Perrotti-Brown, October 31, 2017
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Wine EnthusiastThe famous wine lives up to its mighty reputation in this vintage. Densely packed in tones of red currant, cassis and cocoa powder, the palate offers a sublime texture that lingers despite an overall powerful punch of structure and tannin. Elements of crushed rock and black licorice unfold on the finish. Enjoy from 2024-2034.

Virginie Boone, May 1, 2019
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Wine SpectatorThis shows the dark sage and tobacco edge of the vintage, with a core of gently steeped plum and blackberry fruit emerging slowly. Smoky details pervade the finish, which displays a serious bolt of graphite. Best from 2021 through 2036.

James Molesworth, February 28, 2019

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