Shafer Napa Valley Merlot 2014
Wine EnthusiastTart black cherry meets plum, strawberry and clove, while softened tannins belie the wine's overall density and sense of generosity. A smoky waft of cigar amplifies the power and sinewy nature of the full-bodied wine, which is ready to lie down for a rest. Enjoy best 2020 through 2024.
Wine SpectatorDistinctive barnyard and currant aromas open to complex but earthy flavors of cedar, black cherry and leather. Drink now. Tasted twice, with consistent notes. 8,000 cases made.