Wine of the Year

Shafer Vineyards Relentless Napa Valley 2008 96 points, $60, 3,300 cases made
James Laube
Issue: December 31, 2012

The Schafer Vineyards Relentless Napa Valley 2008 is a prime example of the ever-widening path that Rhône Valley grapes are cutting in the realm of California's best reds, marking the second time in three years that a Rhône-inspired red from California has been chosen by Wine Spectator editors as Wine of the Year.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands December 4, 2012.

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