Deep, dense color, silky texture and explosive fruit. Soft, yet rich, showing black currant, chocolate, cedar and spice. Focused and concentrated, with a long finish. Aging potential: 15-20 years
"Since 1991, Shafer's Hillside Select Cabernet Sauvignon has unquestionably been one of the top dozen or so California Cabernets. Made from 100% Cabernet Sauvignon and aged 32 months in 100% French oak casks (the majority Taransaud), it possesses the elegance and finesse one would expect from the Stags Leap area, but also monumental power, richness, and intensity. "
The Wine Advocate