Shafer

Relentless Napa Valley Syrah Petite Sirah

9.223 ratings
9.23 pro ratings
Napa Valley, California, USA
Syrah, Petite Sirah
Lamb, Tomato-Based, Potato, White Rice, Pungent Cheese, Pasta, Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Salami & Prosciutto, Beef, Chili & Hot Spicy, Mushrooms, Hard Cheese, Pork, Venison
Top Notes For
Lee Pitofsky

*didn’t take notes

*didn’t take notes

Feb 17th, 2019
Jonathan Wall

Massive but balanced. Awesome nose that goes on forever. Big fruit initially, turning smokey, and ended the 3rd night with lavender and tea. I need more.

Massive but balanced. Awesome nose that goes on forever. Big fruit initially, turning smokey, and ended the 3rd night with lavender and tea. I need more.

Jul 18th, 2018
Kim Bonnet

Oily on the nose. Huge flavor. Has many years ahead. 2014 vintage.

Oily on the nose. Huge flavor. Has many years ahead. 2014 vintage.

Jan 22nd, 2019
Jonathan Bennett

That’s better!

That’s better!

Jan 18th, 2019
Jason McLaren

Solid fruit but young

Solid fruit but young

Oct 3rd, 2018
Norman Gennaro

First time and very solid. Excellent with the 4th ribs

First time and very solid. Excellent with the 4th ribs

Jul 7th, 2018
Sipping Fine Wine

John Shafer founded Shafer Vineyards, located in the Stags Leap District of the Napa Valley, in 1979. A blend of 89% Syrah & 11% Petite Sirah. Deep vibrant red with full black fruit aromas and smoky pepper spice. On the palate big blackberry flavors with rustic spice, oak and earthy notes. Big backbone fine tannins generous acidity, good balance on lingering finish. A powerhouse that will cellar well.

John Shafer founded Shafer Vineyards, located in the Stags Leap District of the Napa Valley, in 1979. A blend of 89% Syrah & 11% Petite Sirah. Deep vibrant red with full black fruit aromas and smoky pepper spice. On the palate big blackberry flavors with rustic spice, oak and earthy notes. Big backbone fine tannins generous acidity, good balance on lingering finish. A powerhouse that will cellar well.

Dec 28th, 2017
Garrick Mallery

Garrick had this 5 months ago

Garrick had this 5 months ago

Sep 18th, 2018
Pippy Thatcher

Pippy had this 24 days ago

Pippy had this 24 days ago

Jan 25th, 2019
Christopher B

Christopher had this 3 months ago

Christopher had this 3 months ago

Nov 22nd, 2018