Shafer Sunspot Vineyard 25th Anniversary (1.5L Magnum) 2001

Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California

Price: $419.00
Item No. 121030
  • WS93

Winemaker's Notes

Shafer celebrated 25 years of winemaking. To honor John Shafer during this anniversary year, Shafer Vineyards released this one-time bottling of 2001 Shafer 25th Sunspot Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, 25 barrels made from 25 year old Sunspot vines.

Critical Acclaim

"A rich and seductive style, with smooth, buttery, toasty oak paving the way for a ripe, plush, generous serving of chocolate-covered currant and cherry fruit. Elegant and stylish, it glides along on the finish before the ripe, fleshy tannins become evident. Only available to members of the Hillside Select list."
93 Points

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John Shafer and his family founded Shafer Vineyards, located in the Stags Leap District of the Napa Valley, in 1979. From the Shafers' first wine, a 1978 Cabernet Sauvignon, their wines have won much acclaim. Today, the Shafers farm 200 acres of vineyard in the Stags Leap District, Carneros and Oak Knoll regions. Their flagship wine, Hillside Select, is produced from selected...

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Learn About Napa Valley

It's hard not to think of Napa Valley when thinking of California wines. The region is, after all, the one that brought world recognition to California wine making. The area was settled by a few choice wine families in the 1960's who bet that the wines of the area would grow and flourish. They were right. The Napa wine industry really took off in the 1980's, when vineyard...

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Learn About Cabernet Sauvignon

(cab-uhr-NAY sow-veeh-yawn) King of Red Many refer to Cabernet Sauvignon as the king of red grapes. Perhaps that title is due to its ability to grow worldwide in a number of climates, or to the fact that it produces wine with such character yet such diversity. Either way, this grape is responsible, as a whole or a partner, for some of the greatest wines in the world. In Bordeaux,...

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