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SHAFER VINEYARDS Merlot/Cabernet/Malbec 'TD 9' 2015 Bottle

Useful Bottle Information

  • ABV 15.3%
  • Bottle Size 75cl
  • Closure Type Cork
  • Wine Colour Red Still Wine
  • Country / Region America - California
  • Wine Styles Rich and Powerful
  • Grape Variety Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot

Bottle Description

TD-9 represents an evolution of Shafer Vineyards Merlot, which has been a cornerstone of their range for 30 years. The full story, evoking the great, American pioneering spirit, which led to the founding of Shafer Vineyards, is attached. From a wine perspective, the naissance of TD-9 was an early morning conversation during the 2015 harvest when Doug Shafer and long-standing winemaker, Elias Fernandez, were discussing the Merlot and other fruit from a cluster of small Shafer vineyards just south of Stags Leap District. "You do realise that we could make a much better wine if we could make a red blend" suggested Elias - referring to the mix of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec fruit on the property. As anticipated, TD-9 was indeed finer and more complex than previously, whilst retaining the joyous, plush, generous fruit which characterized their varietal Merlot.

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SHAFER VINEYARDS Merlot/Cabernet/Malbec 'TD 9' 2015 Bottle

Our price: £54.95

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