Shafer Vineyards

Napa Valley Merlot

9.1107 ratings
9.118 pro ratings
Napa Valley, California, USA
Merlot
Beef, Venison, Salami & Prosciutto, Chili & Hot Spicy, Potato, Exotic Spices, Lamb, White Rice, Baking Spices, Herbs, Pasta, Chicken, Mushrooms, Pungent Cheese, Turkey, Tomato-Based, Soft Cheese, Pork, Beans & Peas, Hard Cheese, Duck, Onion, Shallot, Garlic
Top Notes For
Kaitlin Ohlinger

Merlot's higher self in action.

Merlot's higher self in action.

4 people found it helpfulSep 20th, 2014
Chris Anton

Love this Merlot!

Love this Merlot!

1 person found it helpfulJan 14th, 2017
Kevin Hinchman

Showing the beautiful perfume of 2011. Lovely wine, this is a go to wine for me.
From a 375.

Showing the beautiful perfume of 2011. Lovely wine, this is a go to wine for me.
From a 375.

1 person found it helpfulOct 16th, 2015
Chasing Jen

Such an exciting merlot. Unexpectedly bright, balanced. Go #napastrong!

Such an exciting merlot. Unexpectedly bright, balanced. Go #napastrong!

1 person found it helpfulAug 30th, 2014
Elizabeth Caravati

Big, juicy, attains balance even so.

Big, juicy, attains balance even so.

1 person found it helpfulJul 26th, 2014
Max Gottesfeld

Cherrys chocolate bell pepper Pepper chocolate.

Cherrys chocolate bell pepper Pepper chocolate.

1 person found it helpfulMar 26th, 2014
Kenny Baldridge

Wowza!!

Wowza!!

Aug 26th, 2014
Deacon Drake

Took 2 hours to open, finished with nice tannin structure, robust flavor.

Took 2 hours to open, finished with nice tannin structure, robust flavor.

Aug 26th, 2017
Luke Bucciarelli

Best part about this wine is telling people you're drinking it

Best part about this wine is telling people you're drinking it

Apr 30th, 2017
Tim O'Malley

Nicely balanced. Great nose, soft tannins, right amount of oak.

Nicely balanced. Great nose, soft tannins, right amount of oak.

Mar 9th, 2016