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2016 Shafer Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon "One Point Five"

Shafer 2016 One Point Five Cabernet Sauvignon

Winery: Shafer Vineyards

Vintage: 2016

Wine Name/Vineyard: "One Point Five"

Wine Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Grape blend: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Stags Leap

State or country: CA

Price: $95

Cases produced: 9,000

KWG Score: 95.2 (based on 5 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (93)

Review date: October 19, 2019

Wine Review: This dark red colored Cabernet Sauvignon from Shafer opens with a pleasant red cherry and craisin bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced and smooth. The flavor profile is a tasty black currant and oak blend with notes of nicely integrated minerality I also detected hints of black tea and a touch of black cherry towards the end. The finish is dry and it sails on for a very long time. I would pair this Cab with a well-marbled ribeye. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: The vintage gave us ripe, beautiful fruit with abundant aromas and flavors. Round, rich, and smooth, this classic, precision Cabernet is aromatic in the glass, and complex and compelling in the mouth serving up layer upon layer of red and black fruit: red plum, briar and bramble fruit, black cherry, summer berry compote, and pomegranate with a touch of savory herbs. The tannins are structured and ripe, promising a long, delicious life in your cellar.

Organic status: not organic

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