Shafer vineyards TD9 2021 [in bond ex vat] (6 x 75cl) landing Spring 2024
Shafer vineyards TD9 2021 [in bond ex vat] (6 x 75cl) landing Spring 2024
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Shafer vineyards TD9 2021 [in bond ex vat] (6 x 75cl) landing Spring 2024

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California
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Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Malbec

6 x 75cl * 15.3% ABV * Napa Valley, California, USA 

With the 2021 vintage, TD-9 becomes Shafer Vineyard’s newest Cabernet Sauvignon. This wine is a rich, vibrant expression of fruit from estate vineyards in Napa Valley's southern foothills, just south of Stags Leap District and select Napa Valley sites. The name TD-9 celebrates John Shafer’s first tractor, which he taught himself to drive in 1973 as part of the founding of the winery.

Made from 76% Cabernet Sauvignon, 11% Merlot, 10% Petit Verdot, 3% Malbec, the wine is aged for 20 months in a combination of 100% new Allier and Troncais barrels. A lengthy, cool, steady summer created ideal conditions for the fruit to hang on the vine a long time developing bold colour, enticing aromas, and vivid, complex flavours. The fruit developed rich colour and clean, elegant, and pure aromas and flavours.

“In its first vintage as a Cabernet Sauvignon, TD-9 fills the glass with irresistible aromas and flavors of fresh black cherries, black currant, red plum, thyme, rose petal, and cocoa. Lush and mouth-filling, this 2021 offers the kind of complexity and structure that ensures many years of enjoyment ahead.” - Shafer winemaker Elias Fernandez

“…shows an amazing clarity of dark fruit … classic Cabernet.” 95 points, Jim Gordon, Wine Enthusiast

“…refined and velvety…attractive core of ripe black fruit with a lingering finish.” 93 points, James Suckling

“Full-bodied, concentrated, and richly fruited on the palate ...” 92, Lisa Perrotti-Brown, The Wine Independent


Please note that prices are in-bond and exclude VAT and duty, which are payable when the wines land in store in May 2024.