Bright, berryish red blend from a highly regarded Napa Valley estate, the nose fragrant with wild berries and cherry blossom, while the mouth bursts with red cherries topped by a whiff of sage, clove and cocoa powder.
Founded in 1970 by the Warren Winiarski family, Stag's Leap Wine Cellars is considered a Napa Valley first growth producing world-renowned Cabernet Sauvignon from its historic vineyards. The winery first brought international recognition to California winemaking and the Napa Valley when its 1973 S.L.V. Cabernet Sauvignon won the now famous 1976 Paris Tasting (also known as the ?Judgment of Paris?) by besting some of the most celebrated wines of Bordeaux. Their three estate-grown wines?CASK 23,.. read more
The grapesthat arrived at the winery were of extremely high quality with ripe fruit flavours (at low sugar levels), with elegant tanins and ripe fruit flavours. 62% Cabernet Sauvignon 38% Merlot and aged for 21 months in neutral (mostly French) oak