2016 Merlot/Cabernet/Malbec 'TD-9'Shafer
Named for an old tractor John Shafer would drive in the vineyards, TD-9 is a proprietary blend that celebrates a bold move to Napa to start a new career. That spirit of risk-taking and adventure still guides Shafer today and inspired the creation of this new wine.
Grape varieties for this blend are 58% Merlot, 26% Cabernet Sauvignon and 16% Malbec. Aged 20months in 60 gallon French oak barrels (100% new: Allier and Troncais)
94 Points - Antonio Galloni, Vinous Media
95 Points - Wine Enthusiast (USA)
94 Points - Wine Advocate (USA)
94 Points - Tasting Panel (USA)