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December 13, 2006 | JJ Yarlott
Way over rated. I have had better $10 bottles.
December 14, 2006 | Jeff Williams
jfrosh: Really? point us to them. I could use some $10 hillside select ;)
December 14, 2006 | Ryan Fujiu
Yeah, im definitely interested in any $10 bottle that's on par with the hillside select.
December 15, 2006 | Ben Bicais
I think you're way off base on this one JFrosh. I had the Hillside Select on one occasion a few years ago and it still stands out in my mind as the quintessential Stags Leap Cab.
December 15, 2006 | Jessica Diamond
Shafer Vineyards is on my short list of favorites. Their Hillside select is one of the finest wines i've had. I recieved a bottle for my birthday last year and i have to say im hoping for another this year.
December 15, 2006 | wineguy55
I agree Diamond Girl, I enjoyed a bottle of the Hillside Select for my anniversary last year and was deeply impressed.
December 22, 2006 | Brandon
I would consider Shafer Hillside to be one of the "First Growthe" Napa wines, worth paying $200+ for.
December 26, 2006 | win04life
I agree Sommelier, a little steep at 200 for my blood, but if you've got it, the Hillside Select is the way to go.
January 11, 2007 | Brandon
Just had the 02. Reaffirms my original thoughts...
As good as it gets from Napa.
January 11, 2007 | Jessica Diamond
October 18, 2007 | winepath
Has anyone tried Shafer's 1.5?
I think it is rteally good.
October 18, 2007 | piroca
yes, winepath and liked it too. doesn't come close to the hillside select though.
January 22, 2008 | Donna Derden
I agree on the 1.5 -we like this wine - we like the consistency of Shafer wines and the Hillside Select is
pretty darn good.
January 25, 2008 | jwrebstock
We have always enjoyed the Cab and now the 1.5 as well as the past Firebreak and continue to love Relentless. I just decided to try the 03 Hillside Select. Is it as good as a Schrader Cab?
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