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30 Vintages of Shafer Hillside Select: The Evolution of a Classic Napa Cabernet

Shafer Vineyards' first vintage was an accidental success; the winery really hit its stride in the early 1990s
James Laube
Posted: October 22, 2013


Wine Spectator senior editor James Laube tasted 30 vintages of Shafer Hillside Select with John and Doug Shafer and winemaker Elias Fernandez at Shafer Vineyards in Napa's Stags Leap District. His non-blind scores and tasting notes follow below.


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