Shafer Red Shoulder Ranch Chardonnay 2014

$54.99

SKU SHFRNAPVALCHAR

750ml

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The picture-perfect 2014 vintage has produced a Chardonnay with elegant aromas and flavors of melon, honeysuckle, apricot, pineapple, citrus zest, and flint. This abundance of exotic fruit is completed with bright acidity, seamless balance, and a long, mouth-coating finish.
Category White Wine
Varietal
Country California
Region Napa Valley
Appellation Carneros
Brand Shafer
Alcohol/vol 14.9%
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Wine SpectatorElegance and finesse define the pear, melon and honeysuckle flavors, which are lingering and persistent. The creamy texture features a touch of pithy citrus skin, adding to the nuance and complexity. Drink now through 2022. 6,700 cases made.

James Laube, November 30, 2016
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Wine EnthusiastThis marquee estate site supplies yet another gorgeous vintage of this powerful white, which opens with a crisp aroma of orange blossom. It follows in to the full-bodied palate, alongside layers of pear, pineapple and melon, all kept fresh by juicy acidity amid bites of oak and baking spice.

Virginie Boone, October 1, 2016