Shafer TD-9 Proprietary Red 2017 - The Grape Tray
Shafer TD-9 Proprietary Red 2017
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Shafer TD-9 Proprietary Red 2017

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750ml
$59.99

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Category Red Wine
Varietals
Region California, Napa Valley, Stags Leap District
Brand Shafer
Alcohol/vol 15.3%

“This juicy red blend is loaded with vivid summer fruit – red plum, red cherry, black cherry, and strawberry – along with rhubarb, spice, and red licorice. All this tantalizing freshness comes with energy and ripe tannins for a long, luscious finish.”

— Shafer Winemaker Elias Fernandez

Wine Enthusiast
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Blending 62% Merlot, 22% Malbec and 16% Cabernet Sauvignon, winemaker Elias Fernandez shows his skill, producing a thick, earthy and spicy red with vibrant red fruit. Ripe firm tannins add weight and power to the full-bodied blockbuster, as toasted oak seals the finish.

Virginie Boone, May 1, 2020
Wine Spectator
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Rich and full of dense and spicy dark plum, dried blackberry and mocha flavors. Dark chocolate and smoky notes show on the ripe finish, with dried savory herbal accents. Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec. Drink now through 2023. 8,000 cases made.

Kim Marcus, February 29, 2020