This rare and extremely limited wine is made only when nature’s good fortune allows the harvesting of grapes affected with Botrytis Cinerea (noble rot). The 2007 vintage in Napa Valley is memorable for its many incredible wines. Long after many of these wines had fermented dry, the grapes destined for Shahpar were still on the vine, slowly dehydrating and accumulating the noble rot essential for achieving its exquisite profile of honey and apricots.
A greater percentage of Semillon brings highly perfumed aromas of honeysuckle, dried apricot, orange peel and fresh peaches to our 2007 Shahpar. Viscous but never cloying, the sleek, richly-textured palate delivers sweet flavors of dried fruit, honey, glazed citrus and marmalade with notes of hazel and macadamia nuts. This is a luxurious wine, one to be enjoyed in its youth or in the coming years as it gains mellow complexity with age.
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