Hillside Select 2003 Shafer


4.4 sterren - 3 professionele reviews
€ 309,00 (excl. BTW)
373,89 (in. BTW)
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Classificatie Cru Classe
Wijnsoort Rood
Producent Shafer
Jaar 2003
Land Verenigde Staten
Streek Napa Valley
Inhoud 0,75
Conditie From Original Wooden Case
Etiket Perfect
Drinkbaar -2032
Voorraad 3

Professionele reviews

BOW (9-)

Parker (95)

The 2003 is a singular style of wine, but by no means wimpy or undernourished. The 2003 Shafer Cabernet Sauvignon Hillside Select has a dense, purple color, notes of creosote, graphite, blackberry and cassis fruit, charcoal and scorched earth. It has a full-bodied mouthfeel and excellent purity, while some rather noticeable tannins kick in on the finish. This wine seems to be moving from adolescence to that early mature stage, where I would expect it to hold for at least another 10-15 or more years. Clearly not one of the superstars in what was a rather astonishing qualitative lineup, but it’s outrageously good Cabernet Sauvignon, and I expect myself, as well as any of my readers, would drink this 24/7.

Winespectator / James Suckling (93)

Big and expressive, with intense notes of dark berry fruit, cedar, crushed rock and loamy earth, gaining depth, velocity and texture. Impressive on the finish, where the flavors taper and weave into the tannins.s.

Shafer - Hillside Select 2003

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